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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Teenager to face court for possessing prohibited firearm and offensive weapon

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A 15-year-old boy will face the ACT Children’s Court today (Saturday, 7 September) charged with possessing an offensive weapon with intent and possessing a prohibited firearm.
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UPDATE Have you seen Matilda Barwise FOUND

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Good news Canberra! Matilda has been located safe and well.
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Man charged and witnesses sought following serious traffic incident

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A 36-year-old McKellar man has been charged with a number of offences following a serious traffic incident in Belconnen on Wednesday evening (4 September, 2019).
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Vehicle stolen from Franklin residence

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify two men who stole a car from a Franklin residence yesterday (Thursday, 5 September 2019).
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate Anka Roncevic FOUND

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UPDATE ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 51-year-old woman Anka Roncevic. FOUND
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Police seek identity of wrong way driver

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ACT Policing is seeking to identity the driver of a vehicle driven the wrong way on the Tuggeranong Parkway early this morning (Friday, 6 September 2019).
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Turning uniforms into kids clothes

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ACT Policing and the Irwin family provided unique children’s clothing to a Canberra organisation today (Thursday, 5 September 2019).  
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Police release CCTV footage to identify offender in Gowrie incident

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of a criminal damage incident at a residence in Gowrie.
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Police investigate fatal collision on Monaro Highway

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ACT Policing is investigating a fatal collision on the Monaro Highway near Royalla earlier today (Tuesday, 3 September 2019).
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Have you seen Nathan Booth

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 40-year-old man Nathan Booth.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate teenager Seaton Brewer FOUND

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Thank you Canberra, Seaton Brewer has been located safe and well.  
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Police targeted illicit firearms during national week of action

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ACT Policing last week joined police jurisdictions across Australia in a national week of action targeting illicit firearms and safe storage by licensed owners.
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Police release two face fits linked to Reid shooting

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ACT Policing is releasing face-fit images of two men police believe were involved in a shooting in Reid on Friday, 19 April 2019.
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Man to face court for animal cruelty causing death

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A 27-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 31 August 2019), charged with animal cruelty.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate teenager Noah Park FOUND

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UPDATE - Noah has been found safe and well. Thank you for your help Canberra.
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