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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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing person Perry Wiles FOUND

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UPDATE - Thank you Canberra - Mr Wiles has been located. 
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Man to face court following fail to stop incident in Belconnen

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A 23-year-old Florey man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today following a fail to stop incident in Belconnen yesterday (Sunday, 16 June 2019).
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UPDATE: Police release CCTV of ram raids in Greenway and Weston

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of two ram raids that occured in Greenway and Weston earlier this week. 
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Police seek witnesses to fail to stop on Limestone Avenue

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage of a fail to stop incident in Ainslie on Tuesday, 11 June 2019.
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Police appealing for witnesses or dash cam footage of serious assault

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ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in O’Connor on Sunday, 9 June 2019.
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Police investigate suspicious fire in Watson

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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Watson last night (Monday 10 June 2019).
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Witnesses sought following acts of animal cruelty

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following acts of animal cruelty that occurred early on Saturday morning (8 June 2019).
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UPDATE: Police seeking public assistance to find missing man Shane Collard FOUND

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UPDATE - Shane Collard has been located safe and well.
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Driver visibility a hot issue as winter chill bites

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With the arrival of the winter cold, ACT Policing would like to remind all drivers they must have a clear view from their vehicle when driving.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of fail to stop incident

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage of a fail to stop incident in Holt yesterday (Thursday, 6 June 2019).
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Police release CCTV footage to identify glassing offender

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage in order to identify a man who allegedly assaulted another man at a Canberra bar on Sunday, 2 June 2019.
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Putting the faces of missing people back on milk cartons

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Canberra Milk are joining forces to put the faces of missing people back on milk bottles in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
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Police execute multiple search warrants in Reid

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Yesterday (Wednesday, 5 June 2019), ACT Policing members from City Police Station, Regional Targeting Team with the assistance of AFP Canine executed multiple search warrants in Reid.
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Police seize boat and jet ski

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ACT Policing continues to target and disrupt criminal activity in our community.
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Police target driver distraction this month

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ACT Policing is targeting driver distraction this month as part of the 2018-19 Road Safety Calendar.
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