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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Police seek witnesses and footage of Ashley Drive collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and motorists with dash-cam footage, who have not yet come forward, in relation to a serious two vehicle collision in Gowrie early Sunday morning (21 June 2020).
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UPDATE Help police locate missing teenager William McTernan FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - William has been found safe and well. Thanks for your assistance. 
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UPDATE Have you seen Kenan FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Kenan has been found safe and well. Thanks for your assistance. 
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UPDATE Have you seen Stacey Morales FOUND

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Missing person Stacey Morales has been located safe and well.
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Man to face court over attempted aggravated robbery in Wanniassa

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A 19-year-old Torrens man will face court today charged over an attempted aggravated robbery on Sunday, 21 June 2020.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Kuringa Drive collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to a collision on Kuringa Drive, Spence near the Barton Highway on Saturday night (20 June 2020).
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Man to face court over Belconnen stabbing attack

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A 43-year-old man will face court this morning charged over a stabbing attack in Belconnen yesterday (Sunday, 21 June 2020).
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Police seek witnesses to knife incident in Civic

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and CCTV or mobile phone footage to an incident in Civic yesterday (Saturday, 20 June 2020).
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Man to face court following Charnwood stabbing

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A 38-year-old O’Connor man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday 18 June 2020) following a stabbing in Charnwood last month.
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Man to face court for burglary and grievous bodily harm

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A 20-year-old Calwell man is scheduled to appear before the ACT Magistrate’s Court today (Thursday, 18 June 2020) charged with multiple offences including causing grievous bodily harm and burglary.
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Man charged with 2011 sexual assault

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A 35-year-old Flynn man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning on charges arising from an alleged sexual assault in January 2011.
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Face fit image released following Calwell knife attacks

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ACT Policing has released a face-fit image of a man allegedly linked to multiple knife attack incidents in Calwell.
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Police seek information following Dickson act of indecency

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify anyone who witnessed an alleged act of indecency at Dickson on Sunday (14 June 2020).
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Police issue warning over illegal trail bike riding

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ACT Policing is reminding the public that it is against the law to ride trail bikes and quadbikes on public parkland, including ovals and greenbelts.
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Man to face court on drug and traffic related charges

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A 30-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 17 June 2020) on drug and traffic related charges.
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