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 dash cam footage of Barton collision

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage of a single-vehicle collision in Barton earlier today (Thursday, 18 April 2019).
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UPDATE Police request public assistance to locate missing person Christopher Edwards FOUND

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Thanks for your help Canberra -  Chistopher has been found and he's safe and well.  ********************************************************
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Drivers urged not to double down as double demerit periods double up

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ACT Policing is reminding motorists there’s no such thing as safe speeding, and that double demerit point periods will be in place on successive weekends for Easter and Anzac Day.
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Public information leads to arrest of two men in Greenway

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 17 April 2019) following a report from the public of suspicious behaviour in the vicinity of a licensed club in Greenway.
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Man to face attempted murder charge following stabbing in Mitchell

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A 25-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 17 April 2019) charged with attempted murder.
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Man charged with harassment offence

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A 26-year-old Kaleen man has been charged following his alleged provision of offensive material via online job applications.
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Search warrant yields gun and drugs

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A 29-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 12 April 2019), charged with unauthorised possession of a firearm, trafficking methylamphetamine, possession of suspected proceeds of crime and breach of bail.
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Police seek identity of driver involved in RBT near miss

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify an offender who was involved in an alleged fail to stop incident in Gowrie on Saturday, 6 April 2019.
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Police investigate shooting incident in Chisholm

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ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigators are investigating a shooting incident in Chisholm overnight.
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UPDATE Have you seen Jacqueline Hattingh and Benedict Keaney FOUND

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Great news, Canberra -  Jacqueline and Benedict have been located safe and well. 
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Police apprehend light rail graffiti offender

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A 26-year-old man from Ngunnawal will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court after a graffiti attack on a light rail vehicle in Mitchell.
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Witnesses sought to assault of child in Florey

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ACT Policing is investigating an alleged indecent assault on Sunday, 31 March 2019, involving a 9-year-old girl.
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UPDATED CCTV footage released to identify offender in pub assault

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage in order to identify a man who allegedly assaulted another man at a pub on Saturday, 2 March 2019.
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Police compliance checks target unsafe firearm storage

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ACT Policing has launched a Targeted Rural Compliance operation aimed at ensuring legally-owned firearms are being stored correctly.
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Griffith man to face ACT Magistrates Court

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A 28-year-old Griffith, ACT man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with several serious offences.
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