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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Launch of new online sexual assault reporting platform

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A new online portal will allow victims of historical sexual assault to have more options when making a report to police.
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Two speeding drug drivers in custody

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Two men will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday, 26 August 2020) after they were apprehended in separate driving incidents in Canberra in the past 24 hours.
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Police seek witnesses to Holt collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Holt.
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Man arrested after overnight firearm incident in Civic

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A 36-year-old Belconnen man is due to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday, 25 August 2020) on seven charges following an overnight incident in Civic.
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Police seek witnesses following Melba hit and run

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage after a cyclist was hit by a car in Melba on Friday (29 May, 2020).
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Canberra complying with COVID19 health directions

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ACT Policing conducted more than 500 COVID-19 compliance checks on people in quarantine and at businesses over the past week.
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Man in court on weapons and theft charges following Gordon burglary

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Police yesterday (Saturday, 22 August 2020) arrested a 22-year-old Holt man in connection with a burglary in Gordon.
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Witnesses sought to aggravated burglary in Gordon

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated burglary in Gordon on Wednesday, 12 August 2020.
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Police warning to motorists in snowy conditions

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Drivers are urged to exercise extra caution on the roads following a number of snow related incidents.
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Man to face court after using dating app to rob victim

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Police this morning (Saturday, 22 August 2020) arrested a 20-year-old Wanniassa man for stealing a car and personal belongings.
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Man to face court linked to multiple defrosting car thefts

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ACT Policing last night (Friday, 21 August 2020) attended an Amaroo address and arrested a 37-year-old man.
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Nomads National President arrested

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ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations, Taskforce Nemesis has arrested a 34-year-old Kingston man who is the National President of the Nomads Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
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Three drivers caught drink driving in one day

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ACT Policing is imploring drivers to think about the dangers of drink driving after three separate drink driving incidents over one day.
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Witnesses sought to Campbell traffic incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following an assault in Campbell yesterday (18 August, 2020).
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Police call for dash cam footage of suspicious fire in Hall

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage regarding a suspicious fire in Hall this morning (18 August 2020).
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