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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 charged over threat to kill and animal cruelty offences

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A 45-year-old Gungahlin man has been charged with a range of offences including threat to kill and animal cruelty following an incident in Charnwood yesterday (Friday, 3 July 2020).
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Third offender to face court over Wanniassa attempted aggravated robbery

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A 19-year-old Chisholm man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 4 July 2020) charged in relation to an attempted aggravated robbery in Wanniassa last month.
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Police focussing on speeding drivers

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The number of drivers speeding in the ACT has risen dramatically in 2020, so in July, ACT Policing is picking up the pace to catch more people speeding.
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Second offender arrested for Wanniassa attempted aggravated robbery

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A 14-year-old girl is scheduled to appear in the ACT Children’s Court today (Friday, 3 July) charged with attempted aggravated robbery.
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Man in court on 156 fraud and 78 deception charges

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A 30-year-old Red Hill man will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 2 July 2020) charged with 156 counts of obtaining property by deception, and 78 counts of false representation of a Commonwealth official.
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Police catch two drink drivers

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ACT Policing has arrested two men for drink driving and additional driving offences overnight.
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Man in court over stolen excavator

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A 28-year-old Gilmore man is scheduled to face court today (Wednesday 1 July) charged with receiving a stolen excavator.
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Man arrested after hidden camera incident

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A 22-year-old Acton man will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 1 July 2020), following the discovery of a camera in a shower cubicle at a Canberra university.
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Man to face court on high range speeding and drug driving charges

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A 21-year-old Dunlop man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court on 31 July 2020 on four charges including high range speeding, drink and drug driving charges.
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Man in court for weekend sexual assault

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A 52-year-old Hawker man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning on seven charges arising from a sexual assault on a woman on Saturday evening (27 June 2020).
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Man to face court for illegal dirt bike riding

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A 20-year-old Monash man is scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning to face a range of driving offences.
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Man to face court on child sex offences

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A 50-year-old Macgregor man will face court charged with child sex offences.
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Police seek witnesses and footage of Ashley Drive collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and motorists with dash-cam footage, who have not yet come forward, in relation to a serious two vehicle collision in Gowrie early Sunday morning (21 June 2020).
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Man to face court over attempted aggravated robbery in Wanniassa

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A 19-year-old Torrens man will face court today charged over an attempted aggravated robbery on Sunday, 21 June 2020.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Kuringa Drive collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to a collision on Kuringa Drive, Spence near the Barton Highway on Saturday night (20 June 2020).
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