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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Assistance sought for missing person - LOCATED

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ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to locate Ashley Riesterer last seen at an address in Chisholm around 1.45
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Police car involved in collision

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ACT Policing is investigating a collision in which two vehicles, including a police car, were damaged.
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Man found hiding in cupboard following Charnwood aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing has arrested a 32-year-old man of no fixed abode following an aggravated robbery at the Coles Express service stat
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Public reports lead to arrest following tunnel graffiti attack

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ACT Policing has arrested a 22-year-old Forrest man for spraying graffiti on the Acton tunnel over Parkes Way in the early hour
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Witnesses sought to suspicious fire in Kaleen

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a grass fire which occurred in Kaleen yesterday afternoon (Friday, March 7).
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Man arrested following police assault

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ACT Policing has arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted a police officer in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, Mar
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Man on the run jumps right into police yard

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ACT Policing has arrested a 30-year-old man from Red Hill following a shoplifting incident in Gungahlin on Tuesday (4 March).
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Revellers urged to plan ahead for Black Opal

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ACT Policing is urging those attending Sunday’s Black Opal Stakes Day at Thoroughbred Park to plan ahead.
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505 drivers caught speeding in February

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ACT Policing caught 505 drivers speeding on Canberra roads during February as part of its multi-agency road safety strategy, is
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Police warn: buckle up or pay the price

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ACT Policing is warning the community to buckle-up their seatbelts or risk hefty fines, loss of demerit points and the increase
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CINS campaign messages sink in over Summer

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ACT Policing’s Safe Summer campaign appears to have made an impact on Canberrans with an overall reduction in the number of Cri
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Warning issued over counterfeit $100 notes

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ACT Policing has issued a warning to the Canberra business community about the emergence of counterfeit $100 notes, urging anyo
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Youths to face court following burnouts in Gungahlin

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Two male youths have been summonsed to appear before the ACT Children’s Court following burnouts in Gungahlin yesterday (Monday
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Who killed Kathryn Grosvenor? Reward rises to $500 000

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The reward for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of Kathryn Grosvenor’s killer has increased to $500
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$500 000 reward posted in Frank Campbell murder investigation

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The ACT government has approved a $500 000 reward for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of Frank Cam
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