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 seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Barry Drive collision

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision in Turner earlier today (Wednesday, 24 April 2019).
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Have you seen Susannah Brown

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 11-year-old girl Susannah Brown.
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Man and woman to face court over Belconnen Mall burglaries

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A 27-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates court today (Wednesday, 24 April 2019) following two aggravated burglaries at Westfield Belconnen.
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Police targeting drivers under the influence

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ACT Policing continues to target drivers who disregard the well-known drink-driving and drug-driving laws on Canberra’s roads this Easter.
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Police investigate Reid shooting incident

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About 10pm on Friday 19 April 2019, ACT Policing responded to reports that shots had been fired at a unit complex in Reid.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robberies in Charnwood

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to aggravated robberies in walkways in Charnwood on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 and Thursday, 18 April.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Barton collision

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage of a single-vehicle collision in Barton earlier today (Thursday, 18 April 2019).
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UPDATE Police request public assistance to locate missing person Christopher Edwards FOUND

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Thanks for your help Canberra -  Chistopher has been found and he's safe and well.  ********************************************************
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Drivers urged not to double down as double demerit periods double up

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ACT Policing is reminding motorists there’s no such thing as safe speeding, and that double demerit point periods will be in place on successive weekends for Easter and Anzac Day.
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Public information leads to arrest of two men in Greenway

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 17 April 2019) following a report from the public of suspicious behaviour in the vicinity of a licensed club in Greenway.
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Man to face attempted murder charge following stabbing in Mitchell

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A 25-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 17 April 2019) charged with attempted murder.
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Man charged with harassment offence

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A 26-year-old Kaleen man has been charged following his alleged provision of offensive material via online job applications.
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Search warrant yields gun and drugs

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A 29-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 12 April 2019), charged with unauthorised possession of a firearm, trafficking methylamphetamine, possession of suspected proceeds of crime and breach of bail.
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Police seek identity of driver involved in RBT near miss

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify an offender who was involved in an alleged fail to stop incident in Gowrie on Saturday, 6 April 2019.
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Police investigate shooting incident in Chisholm

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ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigators are investigating a shooting incident in Chisholm overnight.
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