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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Search warrants lead to drugs, explosives and weapons seizure

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives executed three simultaneous search warrants earlier today (Friday, 6 June) whic
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Police urge drivers to stay ‘Snow Safe’

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ACT Policing in co-operation with NSW Police will conduct high-visibility patrols on major arterial roads in and out of Canberr
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Man to face court for child exploitation offences

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A 21-year-old Stirling man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, June 6) charged with child exploitation related o
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Police describe drink driving incident as reckless

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ACT Policing has described the behaviour of a 34-year-old Kambah man as reckless following a drink driving incident at the Kamb
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No excuse for driver distraction

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ACT Policing will be targeting driver distraction during the month of June as part of its ongoing road safety campaign.
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Police release impaired driving results

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ACT Policing caught 172 drink and drug-affected drivers last month during targeting under its multi-agency road safety strategy
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Witnesses sought after carpark incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in the carpark at the Nicholls shops last night (Tuesday, June 3), in which a
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Wanted man flees police, arrested in bushland

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A 21-year-old Holt man sought by ACT Policing was arrested in bushland near Bruce late this afternoon (Tuesday June 3).
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Police seek witnesses; attempt abduction

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following the report of an attempt abduction of a 20-year-old woman in Forde last Thursday (M
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Police arrest teen following elderly Holt woman’s robbery

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A NSW teenager will face court this morning following the alleged robbery of an elderly woman in Holt on April 7.
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Police seeking witnesses after vehicle fled from traffic stop

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ACT Policing is seeking information from the public after a vehicle fled from police during a routine traffic stop late last ni
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Police execute warrants in fraud investigation

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Fraud Detectives executed a number of search warrants in Canberra's south yesterday (Thurs
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Face-fit released following Pearce robbery

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ACT Policing has released a face-fit following an aggravated robbery at the Foodworks store in Pearce earlier this month on Sat
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Stolen motorcycles, war memorabilia and a firearm recovered by police

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ACT Policing has arrested a man following six search warrants carried out across Canberra’s south yesterday (Wednesday 28 May).
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Man arrested over three indecent acts

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A 22-year-old Gordon man was arrested following three indecent acts which occurred during the early hours of this morning in Ci
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