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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Man arrested for vehicle theft

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ACT Policing has arrested a 26-year-old man in Downer yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 6 January) for the theft of a motor vehicle
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ACT Policing Twitter account safe

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Chief Police Officer for the ACT, Rudi Lammers, has assured the Canberra community the ACT Policing Twitter account is safe and
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Taxi driver robbery; two men arrested

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday, January 6) after they were arrested for aggravated robbery o
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Big crowds but no arrests for Summernats

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For the second year in a row, no arrests were recorded by ACT Policing in relation to the annual Summernats street machine fest
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Witnesses sought following Bruce bicycle incident

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a bicycle incident that occurred in Bruce this morning (Monday, January 5).
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Witnesses sought; Braddon property damage

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ACT Policing is investigating an incident of property damage in Braddon during the early hours of Saturday morning (January 3).
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Witnesses sought; Lyneham aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Lyneham yesterday evening (January 3).
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Australia Post box destroyed by explosive

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ACT Policing is investigating the property damage of an Australia Post box, destroyed in Calwell during the early hours of Thur
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Double-digit road toll for ACT in 2014

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While the ACT road toll continues to sit below the 10-year average, the double-digit toll stands as a solemn reminder to that t
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Canberra NYE revellers well behaved

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ACT Policing was generally pleased with the behaviour of New Year’s Eve revellers in Canberra overnight, with five arrests reco
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Man armed with axe apprehended

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ACT Policing apprehended a 46-year-old Weston man after he threatened police with an axe at a Weston residence last night (Tues
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New Year’s Eve – where will you end up?

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ACT Policing is preparing for a busy night ahead with New Year’s Eve celebrations and asking the community – where will you end
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Witnesses sought to Garran collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a single vehicle collision on Hindmarsh Drive, Garran, about 12.30am this morning (Tuesday
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Man to lose licence after speeding offence

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ACT Policing continues to urge motorists to drive safely or face harsh consequences after a 20-year-old Ngunnawal man was caugh
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Man arrested; witnesses sought to Civic incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in Civic yesterday afternoon (Saturday, December 27) where a man was arrested.
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