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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Teen has charges upgraded to murder

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A 17-year-old boy has now been charged with murder following the death of an 82-year-old man.
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UPDATE: Police seeking public assistance to find missing man Dennis Fisher - FOUND

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UPDATE - Dennis has been located safe and well.
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Multiple motorcyclist incidents in Gungahlin

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ACT Policing is reminding motorcyclists to put safety first after three incidents involving motorcyclists over the weekend.
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Police seek public assistance after police officer struck by vehicle

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a black hatchback after it failed to stop and struck an ACT Policing officer this afternoon.
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Police call for public information to assist murder investigation

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ACT Policing is calling for information from the public in relation to the murder of Jae-Ho Oh in Gungahlin on Monday, 11 March 2019.
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Man to face court on ten charges after failing to stop for police

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A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday (25 March 2019) after he failed to stop for police. 
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Police investigating multiple overnight ram raids

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ACT Policing is investigating a series of ram raids reported in Lyneham, Mitchell and Fyshwick in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, 23 March 2019).
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Clandestine drug laboratory discovered in Mawson

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This morning (Friday, 22 March 2019) ACT Policing executed a search warrant under the Drugs of Dependence Act at a residence in Wilkins Street, Mawson.
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Speeding rider detected at 155kmh

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This week, ACT Policing detected a motorcyclist travelling at 155km/h in an 80km/h speed zone on Cotter Road (approximately 500 metres west of Mount Stromlo Road).
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Incident at The Canberra Hospital

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About 3.30pm today (Wednesday, 20 March 2019), ACT Policing officers responded to a call for assistance at The Canberra Hospita
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Pedestrian safety 101

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ACT Policing’s recent high visibility patrols at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Alinga Street in the City have shown too many people are still risking running a red light.
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Police seek identity of offenders from aggravated burglary in Gordon

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ACT Policing is seeking CCTV and dash cam footage following an aggravated burglary in Gordon earlier today (Tuesday, 19 March 2019). 
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Police seek witnesses to indecent act

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an indecent act that occurred in Turner Sunday morning (17 March 2019).
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Teen charged with attempted murder

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A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder and a number of other serious charges following an incident in Palmers
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Enhanced equipment rolled out to police

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ACT Policing officers will be carrying upgraded conducted energy weapons (CEWs) linked to new body worn cameras (BWCs) from this week.
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