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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 to face court for possessing a weapon and proceeds of crime

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A 34-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday) on charges including trafficking in a controlled drug other than cannabis, possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of crime, and possession of a prohibited weapon.
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Community join police for a Coffee with a Cop

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ACT Policing came together with members of the local community today for Canberra’s first Coffee with a Cop event.
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UPDATED Police seek public assistance to locate Jacqueline Watts FOUND

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UPDATED: Thankyou Canberra, Jacqueline has been located safe and well.
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ACT supports road safety National Day of Action

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ACT Policing is supporting today’s National Day of Action on rural road safety (Tuesday 27 August).
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Escaped Bimberi detainee arrested by police

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ACT Policing has re-captured a 17-year-old Bimberi Youth Detention Centre detainee who escaped from custody early this morning (26 August, 2019).
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Man charged with affray and multiple assaults

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A 32-year-old Parramatta man is charged with affray and four counts of assault following an incident at a Canberra City night club early on Sunday morning (25 August 2019).
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UPDATE Have you seen missing teen Brianna Wilson FOUND

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UPDATE - Brianna has been found safe and well. Thanks for your help Canberra.
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Monash man to face court on multiple charges

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A 35-year-old Monash man will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court today (Saturday, 24 August 2019) on eleven charges, including possession of knives and stolen goods.
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Crace man to face court on drug charges

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A 32-year-old Crace man will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court today (Friday, 23 August 2019) on a range of charges, including drug trafficking offences.
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Ngunnawal resident charged following theft of tools

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ACT Policing has charged a 27-year-old Ngunnawal man with a number of offences following the theft of tools from a vehicle and an assault last week.
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Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Glebe Park

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Glebe Park, City, that occurred this morning (Wednesday, 21 August 2019).
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Police investigate suspicious vehicle fires in Kaleen

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ACT Policing is investigating suspicious vehicle fires in Kaleen earlier today (Tuesday, 20 August 2019).
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Man to face court for multiple offences

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A 26-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 19 August 2019), charged with multiple offences.
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Police seek witnesses to Braddon pub assault

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault at a Braddon pub on Saturday, 17 August 2019.
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Sparks fly in Belconnen attempted aggravated burglary

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage following attempts to break in to parking payment machines at Westfield Belconnen.
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