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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International Missing Childrens Day 2020

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ACT Policing is using International Missing Children’s Day to highlight the importance of community support when a young person goes missing.
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Series of equipment thefts investigated and property recovered

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance following a series of equipment thefts over the past three months.
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Hughes man charged with possession of child abuse material

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ACT Policing has charged a 59-year-old Hughes man with possession of child abuse material.
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Man to face court for multiple driving offences

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A 32-year-old Evatt man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 20 May, 2020) following his arrest yesterday.
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Canberra drivers continue to drive badly

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ACT Policing has been kept busy on Canberra’s roads, due to a large number of collisions and multiple instances of poor driver behaviour.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Parkes Way driving incident

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ACT Policing is seeking information from witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to two vehicles driving at high speed on Parkes Way yesterday (Thursday, 14 May 2020).
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Police maintain focus on crime prevention for businesses

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ACT Policing continues to work proactively to prevent crime in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
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Police seek witnesses following Phillip fire

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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Phillip this morning (Thursday, 14 May 2020).
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Googong man charged with child exploitation offences

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ACT Criminal Investigations Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT-JACET) has arrested a 36-year-old man from Googong, NSW, after he was allegedly found in possession of child exploitation material.
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Man to face court following Phillip fires

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A 32-year-old man has been charged and is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today following a number of fires in Phillip yesterday (Tuesday 12 May 2020).
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A man in custody following Phillip fires

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A 32-year-old man is assisting police with their enquiries following a number of fires in Phillip this morning (Tuesday 12 May 2020).
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Dunlop man charged with drug trafficking

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Police have charged a 28-year-old Dunlop man following the discovery of approximately one kilogram of cocaine.
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Canberrans urged to continue COVID 19 compliance

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ACT Policing is generally pleased with Canberra’s compliance with Health Directions, but urge the community to maintain their efforts and remain vigilant.
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Police seek witnesses and footage to Gungahlin collision

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam and CCTV footage of a vehicle involved in a collision in Gungahlin.
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Police focusing on drivers not obeying red lights during May

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ACT Policing’s traffic focus for May is drivers not obeying red lights at intersections.
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