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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Missing person located deceased

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ACT Policing has located the body of a 53-year-old Pearce man who went missing on Sunday (17 November, 2019).
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Police seek dash cam and CCTV footage to inner north home invasion

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, dash-cam or CCTV footage following a home invasion at a residence in O’Connor.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of drag racing in Florey

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of two vehicles drag racing in Florey on Friday, 15 November 2019.
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UPDATE Police seek assistance in locating Chloe Priestley FOUND

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Thank you Canberra, Chloe has been located safe and well.
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Two drivers caught behaving badly will face court

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Two drivers caught in separate incidents by ACT Policing on Saturday night (16 November 2019) will face a total of 12 charges.
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Take Five to Avoid the Fatal Five

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This month, police are urging motorists to take five and check their behaviour every time they get behind the wheel.
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Three to face court following aggravated robbery in Glebe Park

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Police have charged three men following an aggravated robbery in Glebe Park earlier today.
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UPDATE Have you seen Glen MacDonald FOUND

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Great news Canberra! Glen MacDonald has been located safe and well.
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Police release face fits linked to October assault in Crace

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ACT Policing is releasing two face-fit images, to identify two men who allegedly assaulted a young person in Crace on Saturday, 12 October 2019.
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Woman assisting police with enquiries following Forrest shooting

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A woman is assisting police with their enquiries in relation to a shooting in Forrest on Tuesday (5 November 2019).
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Police seeking witnesses and video of stolen car and suspects

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ACT Policing is calling for information regarding a stolen vehicle involved in a collision on Wednesday (6 November 2019).
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Three teenagers charged following Fyshwick burglary

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Three teenagers will face the ACT Children’s Court on Monday, charged in relation to a burglary in Fyshwick late Wednesday night (6 November 2019).
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Truck driver tests positive to driving under the influence of drugs

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An interstate truck driver will appear in court next month (December 2019) after testing positive to driving under the influence of drugs.
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One man assisting police following Forrest shooting

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ACT Policing has one man in custody who is assisting with enquiries following a shooting in Forrest earlier today (Tuesday, 5 November 2019). 
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ACT Policing responds to incident

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ACT Policing was called to Griffith around 8.10am this morning (Tuesday, 5 November 2019) following an incident on Dominion Circuit in Forrest.
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