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 arrest motorcycle gang president for drug trafficking

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ACT Policing has arrested the president of the Saturdarah outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) for drug trafficking and proceeds of crime offences.
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ACT records fifth road fatality for 2020

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A 40-year-old man has died following a collision on Uriarra Road in Molonglo Valley this morning (Tuesday, 22 September 2020).
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Police call for dash cam footage following pursuit

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam footage of a vehicle involved in a pursuit through numerous Canberra suburbs early this morning (Monday, 21 September 2020).
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Police urge continued COVID vigilance over school holidays

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ACT Policing has encouraged residents to keep up the good work over the school holidays as borders open up. 
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Police seek witnesses to Dunlop aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and footage which may identify three people involved in a Dunlop robbery yesterday (Sunday, 20 September 2020).
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Police seek witnesses and footage to Dunlop arson

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and footage following a vehicle arson committed in Dunlop yesterday (Saturday, 19 September 2020).
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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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