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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UPDATE Have you seen Rosalyn FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Rosalyn has been located safe and well. Thanks for your assistance.
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Police to search Mulligans Flat Reserve this weekend

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ACT Policing and members of the ACT State Emergency Service (SES) will conduct a search on a large area of Mulligans Flat Reserve this weekend (19-20 September, 2020) in relation to long-term missing person Jean Policarpio.
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Drink driver caught more than seven times the limit

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A 37-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 18 September 2020) charged with high range drink driving.
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Police seek identity of man involved in Greenway incident

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man involved in an act of indecency at the Coles Supermarket in Greenway on Saturday, 5 September 2020.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery at Gungahlin restaurant

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and footage following an aggravated robbery at a Gungahlin restaurant on Tuesday, 15 September 2020.
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Police confirm identity of deceased person located at Isaacs Ridge

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The identity of a body found at Isaacs Ridge on Tuesday, 8 September 2020, has been confirmed as that of missing Canberra teenager Rooney Mawa, aged 19.
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Police seek witnesses to multiple assaults in Gungahlin

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ACT Policing is calling for public assistance to identify a driver who assaulted the passenger in a moving vehicle in Gungahlin on Sunday, 6 September 2020.
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Police use powers under Liquor Act to close bar over weekend

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ACT Policing forced the closure of a bar in Civic for breaching the Liquor Act 2010, during a COVID-19 compliance check over the weekend.
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Man charged following multiple ram raids

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A 35-year-old Aranda man has been charged following multiple ram raids across the ACT over the past week.
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Man arrested after disturbance in Wanniassa

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A 29-year-old Bonython man is due to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today to face multiple charges after a disturbance in Wanniassa on Saturday (12 September 2020).
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Police seek witnesses to Turner collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision between a car and a bicycle on Northbourne Avenue, Turner.
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ACT Policing arrest prolific property offender

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ACT Policing yesterday arrested a 33-year-old Bonython man for stealing a motor vehicle and associated offences. The man is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 12 September 2020).
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Man arrested after sexual assault in brothel

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A 35-year-old Belmore, NSW, man was arrested yesterday (Friday, 11 September 2020) and will face court today on charges arising from a sexual assault in a brothel in Mitchell that morning.
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Police seek witnesses to Hawker Shops carpark assault

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and information regarding a reported assault at the Hawker Shops carpark last Sunday evening (6 September 2020).
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Two Canberra businesses fined for breaching COVID19 health directions

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Two Canberra restaurants have been fined $5000 after breaching COVID-19 health directions.
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