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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Three to face court on drug driving charges

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ACT Policing yesterday apprehended three drug drivers and will put them before the ACT Magistrates Court today on a number of charges.
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Teenager to face court following pursuit

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A teenager will face court later today (2 September 2020) on a number of driving offences following a pursuit last night.
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Police seek information following three car collision in Farrer

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a three vehicle collision in Farrer this morning (Tuesday, 1 September 2020).
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Police seek witnesses to burglary in Yarralumla

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information following a burglary where several animals were taken from the Yarralumla Playstation on Thursday (27 August 2020).
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Man to face court after assaulting child

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ACT Policing this morning (Tuesday, 1 September 2020) arrested a 46-year-old Throsby man after he allegedly assaulted a child at a day care centre in Gowrie.
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Police call for more witnesses for homicide investigation

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Investigations continue into the alleged murder of Pitasoni Ulavalu in Civic on Sunday, 19 July 2020. 
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Community COVID19 compliance remains a priority for ACT Policing

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ACT Policing conducted 777 COVID-19 compliance checks on individuals over the past seven days.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing woman Puikap Tabuai FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Puikap has been located safe and well. Thanks for your assistance. 
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L Plate motorcycle rider caught speeding

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ACT Policing has fined a 24-year-old Kambah man after he was detected riding a motorcycle at more than 40km/h over the speed limit in a bicycle lane.
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UPDATE Help police locate missing man Andrew Moorby FOUND

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Great news Canberra - Andrew has been located safe and well. Thanks for your assistance. 
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Mercedes seized as woman faces drug charges

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A 29-year-old Scullin woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on drugs and weapons charges (Friday, 28 August 2020).
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Man arrested for child abuse material offences

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ACT Policing has charged a 50-year-old Page man with accessing and possession of child exploitation material.
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Man charged with stalking after deliberate collision

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A 26-year-old Calwell man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today following an intentional collision in Monash yesterday (Wednesday, 26 August 2020).
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Man to face court over Red Hill burglaries

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Police yesterday (Wednesday, 26 August 2020) arrested a 28-year-old Spence man in connection with two burglaries in Red Hill.
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Gel blasters surrendered after police warning

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A collection of 11 gel blasters and 58 magazines have been voluntarily surrendered following a police warning about the illegal replica firearms.
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