Media releases

In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Man to face court on drug trafficking charge

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A 40-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (17 July 2020) on a charge of cultivating a trafficable quantity of cannabis.
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Police release footage to identify offender in Harrison aggravated burglary

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ACT Policing has released video footage in order to identify a man involved in an aggravated burglary at a residence on Flemington Road, Harrison.
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Million dollar Higgins home restrained after 31 cannabis plants and firearm seized

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ACT Policing was today (15 July 2020) granted a restraining order over a $1.1m Higgins residence where 31 cannabis plants and a firearm were seized by police.
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Witnesses sought to Oaks Estate collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a single vehicle collision at Oaks Estate.
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Woman to face court on unlicensed and dangerous driving charges

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A 27-year-old Hackett woman is scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (15 July 2020) charged with a range of offences following a pursuit last night.
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Police catch driver too ‘tired’ to watch their speed on snow trip

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ACT Policing has issued a blunt reminder to drivers about the dangers of speeding as police book two more high range offenders.
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Police seek witnesses to Higgins arson

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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis is calling on public assistance regarding an on-going criminal investigation, suspected to be Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) related.
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Stronger enforcement action for COVID-19 breaches

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ACT Policing’s Territory Targeting Team conducted more than 400 COVID-19 compliance checks since Friday (10 July 2020) of people in quarantine and businesses operating under Stage 2.2 restrictions.
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Police seek information on historic sex offences

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ACT Policing is calling for information regarding multiple alleged sexual assaults committed against children in the Belconnen region beginning in the early 2000s.
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Court appearances for Spence aggravated robbery trio

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Police have arrested three people in relation to an aggravated robbery in Spence on Friday morning (10 July 2020).
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Man to face court after driving at police

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A 29-year-old man from Ngunnawal will face numerous charges including new offences relating to driving at police and damaging a police vehicle.
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Police seek footage after driver fails to stop in Hume

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage after a silver SUV failed to stop for police in Hume yesterday afternoon (Friday, 10 July 2020).
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Police calling for information following Spence aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is calling for information following an aggravated robbery overnight in Spence.
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Police enforcement of COVID-19 health directions

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ACT Policing is significantly stepping up monitoring compliance of quarantine and self-isolation arrangements in line with the ACT’s Health Directions.
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Man charged with murder following Kingston Hotel death

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A 35-year-old Griffith man is expected to face court today over the death of a man at the Kingston Hotel on Sunday, 5 July 2020.
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