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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Man to face court following fail to stop incident in Lyneham

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A 20-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today following a fail to stop incident in Lyneham yesterday (Wednesday, 15 April 2020).
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Police continue to target unnecessary travel following Easter road blitz

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ACT Policing continue to stress the importance of social distancing and only travelling where essential following the Easter long weekend double demerit period.
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Witnesses sought to Waramanga vehicle fire

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, CCTV and dash-cam footage following a vehicle fire in Waramanga yesterday (Sunday, 12 April 2020).
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Police investigate series of aggravated burglaries

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ACT Policing is investigating a series of aggravated burglaries in Garran, Hughes and Fyshwick earlier today (Monday, 13 April 2020).
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Waramanga man to face court for drug trafficking

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A 31-year-old Waramanga man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 11 April 2020) on eleven charges including trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA.
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Police seek information following attempted Griffith aggravated burglary

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ACT Policing is investigating an attempted aggravated burglary at a Griffith residence overnight (Wednesday 8 April 2020).
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Police apprehend prolific recidivist shoplifter

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ACT Policing’s Crime Disruption Team has arrested a 31-year-old Farrer woman for eight shoplifting incidents where she allegedly stole goods totaling more than $38,000. The woman is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 9 April 2020).
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Police prepared for an Easter like no other

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ACT Policing is reminding the community of several important messages for Easter 2020.
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Police renew calls for witnesses in relation to Melba shooting

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ACT Policing is renewing calls for witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to a shooting incident in Melba on Friday, 3 April 2020.
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Police seek car thief stymied by handbrake

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who stole a black-coloured Mazda 3 on Saturday, 28 March 2020.
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Drug driver travelling double the speed limit

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A 37 year-old woman is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday 7 April 2020) for drug driving and high range speeding offenses.
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Man to face court on three counts of threat to kill

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A 32-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday 6 April 2020) following a family violence incident involving a chainsaw.
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Suspended probationary driver caught drink driving

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A 22 year-old woman has been charged with drink driving offences and is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday 6 April 2020).
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ACT records second road fatality in 2020

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A second person has died following a two car collision yesterday (4 April 2020) in Cook.
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ACT records first road fatality in 2020

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One person has died following a two car collision this morning (4 April 2020) in Cook.
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