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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Hydroponic cannabis seized in Charnwood

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ACT Policing has seized hydroponically grown cannabis after executing a search warrant at a residence in Charnwood yesterday (Monday, 1 June 2020).
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Police volunteer services return to ACT police stations

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ACT Policing is excited to welcome back its volunteers to police stations with COVID-19 restrictions easing.
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Police issue footage of drivers caught using phones

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ACT Policing is releasing footage captured by Road Policing officer helmet cameras to deter motorists from using their phones while driving.
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Two more arrests after weekend shooting in Dunlop

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ACT Policing has arrested a man and a woman, and recovered a weapon, in relation to a disturbance and a subsequent shooting in Dunlop on Saturday night (30 May 2020).
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Arrest and continuing investigation after overnight shooting in Dunlop

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ACT Policing has arrested one man and is seeking two other people after a shooting at a residence in Dunlop last night (Saturday, 30 May 2020).
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Inspector title returns to ACT Policing

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Fourteen ACT Policing officers have received the title of Inspector, in the first such investiture in the Australian Federal Police (AFP) since the 1990s.
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Trio arrested during Garran burglary

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ACT Policing arrested three men in a Garran unit complex about 3.35 this morning (Wednesday, 27 May 2020).
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International Missing Childrens Day 2020

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ACT Policing is using International Missing Children’s Day to highlight the importance of community support when a young person goes missing.
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Series of equipment thefts investigated and property recovered

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance following a series of equipment thefts over the past three months.
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Hughes man charged with possession of child abuse material

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ACT Policing has charged a 59-year-old Hughes man with possession of child abuse material.
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Man to face court for multiple driving offences

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A 32-year-old Evatt man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 20 May, 2020) following his arrest yesterday.
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Canberra drivers continue to drive badly

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ACT Policing has been kept busy on Canberra’s roads, due to a large number of collisions and multiple instances of poor driver behaviour.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Parkes Way driving incident

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ACT Policing is seeking information from witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to two vehicles driving at high speed on Parkes Way yesterday (Thursday, 14 May 2020).
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Police maintain focus on crime prevention for businesses

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ACT Policing continues to work proactively to prevent crime in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
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Police seek witnesses following Phillip fire

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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Phillip this morning (Thursday, 14 May 2020).
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