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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Witnesses sought to Wanniassa incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident this morning (Saturday, March 15) in Wanniassa in which a man was threatened w
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Man to face court after Calwell incident

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A 21-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, March 15) after an incident last night
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Police investigating fatal collision in Duffy

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ACT Policing is investigating a collision on Hindmarsh Drive in Duffy today (Friday, March 14) in which an elderly male driver
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Police prepare for Skyfire

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ACT Policing will be targeting anti-social behaviour and underage drinking at Skyfire tomorrow night (Saturday, March 15), with
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Woman robbed in Manuka; witnesses sought

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery which occurred in Manuka last night (Thursday, March 13).
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Witnesses sought to café fire in Weston

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a fire which occurred in a Weston café overnight (Thursday, March 13).
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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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