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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Police respond to bomb threat scam

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ACT Policing is working with the Education Directorate and other establishments which have received emails regarding potential bomb threats believed to be linked to an overseas Bitcoin scam.
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Kids in Care lighting up Christmas for children and young people in need

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ACT Policing’s annual Kids in Care charity drive has seen its biggest response yet, with thousands of gifts set to brighten up the Christmas of kids across the ACT.
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Man charged after Taskforce Nemesis warrant nets drugs and cash

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On Tuesday (11 December 2018) ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Detectives executed a search warrant on an Isabella Plains residence.
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Can you help us find missing teen Grace

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 15-year-old girl Grace Abbey-Moore.
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Police to target alcohol and drug impaired driving as celebrations heat up

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With summer now upon us, ACT Policing would like to remind Canberrans to enjoy the festive season responsibly.
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Police seeking identity of McDonalds aggravated robbery offender

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ACT Policing has released CCTV images of an offender wanted in relation to an aggravated robbery at McDonald’s Charnwood on Monday, November 26 2018.
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Can you help identify these motorbike riders

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ACT Policing is renewing its call for public assistance to identify two motorbike riders involved in a traffic incident on Tuesday, 30 October 2018.
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Drug affected man charged over aggravated robbery in Conder

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A 28-year-old Isabella Plains man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today in relation to an alleged aggravated robbery in Conder yesterday (Wednesday 5 December 2018).
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Police seeking information following Gungahlin jewellery store theft

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ACT Policing is releasing a CCTV image following the theft of two rings from a jewellery store in the Gungahlin Marketplace on Thursday October 25, 2018.
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Police shut down illegal brothel in Kingston

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ACT Policing, with the assistance of Australian Border Force (ABF), executed a search warrant at an apartment complex in Kingston yesterday morning (Thursday, 29 November 2018).
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UPDATE Witnesses sought to alleged aggravated robbery

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A 38-year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 1 December 2018), charged with aggravated robbery and drive motor vehicle without consent. 
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Man to face court for aggravated robbery

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A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 28 November 2018), charged with aggravated robbery.
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Police seek witnesses and dash-cam footage of Greenway collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage to a collision involving two vehicles on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at the intersection of Athllon Drive and Drakeford Drive, Greenway.
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Police seek witnesses to collision in Kambah

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage to a collision involving a truck transporting an excavator on Monday, 26 November 2018.
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Canberrans now know what to look for so they can 'Dob in a Dealer'

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Canberra locals engaged with ACT Region Crime Stoppers and ACT Policing to help stop Australia’s harmful drug supply chain at a recent public engagement event that took place on Monday 26 November 2018 at Gungahlin Marketplace, as part of the national ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign.
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