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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AMC assault investigation continues

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ACT Policing is continuing its investigation into the assault of a detainee at the Alexander Maconochie Centre.
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Joint operation seizes 10kg of ice

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A joint operation between ACT Policing, Australian Federal Police (AFP) Crime Operations and the Australian Border Force (ABF)
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Crime reports down across Canberra

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ACT Policing’s latest quarterly crime statistics show a 2.3 per cent decline in crime reports in Canberra when compared to the
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Witnesses sought to aggravated robber in Curtin

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Coles Supermarket i
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CCTV released McKellar aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is renewing its appeal for witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar on Saturda
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Teenagers apprehended for aggravated burglary

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ACT Policing apprehended six teenagers who caused extensive damage to two buildings in Reid and Ainslie last night (Wednesday,
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Police target anti-social driving in October

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ACT Policing is targeting anti-social driving during October and urges the public to report incidents of burnouts, street racin
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Man to face court for assault following citizens arrest

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A 20-year-old Lyons man will face court following an assault in Phillip yesterday afternoon (Sunday 4 October).
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Weapons seized in Red Hill

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ACT Policing has seized weapons following a search warrant in Red Hill on Friday (2 October).
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Police respond to suspicious package

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ACT Policing responded to a suspicious package found in Garema place today (Saturday, 3 October).
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Witnesses sought to hit and run in Monash

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian near the intersection of Barraclough Cresce
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Double demerits this Labour Day long weekend

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ACT Policing is reminding motorists that double demerit points will be in effect this long weekend (Friday 2 to Monday 5 Octobe
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Police operations at two City hotels

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ACT Policing is responding to two reports of unsubstantiated ransom requests directed to the Novotel and Pavilion hotels today
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Off duty police member apprehends armed robber

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An off duty police member has apprehended a 39-year-old Kambah woman following an armed robbery at the BSW Liquor Store at Wool
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Police describe actions of drink-driver as ‘reckless’

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ACT Policing has described the actions of a 33-year-old Gowrie woman as ‘reckless’ after her vehicle, with two children inside,
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