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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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Hawker man to face court on five counts of trafficking heroin

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A 47-year-old Hawker man will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court today (Monday, 2 March, 2020) charged with five counts of trafficking heroin.
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Evatt man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 40-year-old Evatt man is scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after the ACT Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT JACET) charged him as part of an investigation into the alleged possession of child abuse material.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of linked ram raids

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ACT Policing is seeking witness, CCTV or dash-cam footage of two ram raids that occurred yesterday (Thursday, 27 February 2020).
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Police release CCTV footage to identify alleged offender in Civic nightclub assault

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of an assault that occurred at 88MPH nightclub in Civic about 2.10am on Sunday, 23 February 2020.
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Missing person located deceased

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ACT Policing has located the body of a 37-year-old Griffith woman who was reported missing yesterday (Wednesday, 26 February 2020).
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Witnesses sought to assault of woman in Braddon

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault of an 18-year-old woman in the early hours of Sunday morning (23 February 2020).
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UPDATED Police seek dash cam footage of driving incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam footage of several driving incidents involving a black Ford Focus that occurred on Thursday (20 February, 2020).
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Police to make community connections at National Multicultural Festival

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ACT Policing will have a visible presence at this year’s National Multicultural Festival to connect with the community and ensure the safety of attendees.
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Man charged with multiple offences following child and car search

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ACT Policing has charged a 36-year-old Wanniassa man with four offences following an alleged assault and car and child search incident on Wednesday, 19 February 2020.
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Second man arrested in relation to Kambah house fire

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A 31-year-old man is expected to face court today (Thursday, 20 February 2020) charged in relation to a house fire in November 2019.
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UPDATE Child believed to be in a stolen vehicle FOUND

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Thanks Canberra, the 15-month-old child has been located safe and well. The vehicle has been found and the man is assisting police.
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Witnesses sought to cyclist collision in Lyneham

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision between two cyclists in Lyneham yesterday (18 February 2020).
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OMCG member to face court over Kambah house fire

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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis investigators have charged a Canberra Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) member with a number of offences following a house fire in November 2019.
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Police seek witnesses to explosives incident in Belconnen

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ACT Policing is calling for information from the public regarding an explosives incident in Belconnen last night (Monday, 17 February 2020).
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Police seek witnesses to Belconnen aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, dash-cam and CCTV footage to an aggravated robbery at a liquor shop on Luxton Street and Josephson Street, Belconnen on Saturday (15 February 2020).
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