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 Have you seen Erich FOUND

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Thanks for your help Canberra! Erich has been found and is home safe and well. *********************************************************
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Face fit released following assault in Gungahlin

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in relation to an alleged assault at Gungahlin Town Centre on Saturday, 8 December 2018.
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Disappointing driver behaviour to start Christmas holiday period

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ACT Policing will continue to target dangerous behavior on Canberra’s roads this holiday period, with high range drink driving and speeding offences already detected.
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10000 hits of methylamphetamine intercepted

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A 27 year-old O’Connor man was arrested yesterday (Friday, 21 December 2018) following the discovery of approximately one kilogram of methylamphetamine in a vehicle.
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Ten years of safety campaigning on the Kings Highway

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Today, ACT Policing and the Kings Highway Road Safety Partnership launched their annual campaign urging drivers to plan their journey and take regular breaks while travelling between Canberra and the South Coast this summer.
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Police renew call for witnesses to hit and run in Moncrieff

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ACT Policing is renewing its call for information, witnesses or dash-cam footage of a possible hit and run incident in Moncrieff on Monday, 5 November 2018.
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Seven stolen vehicles recovered in police operation

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Six cars and one motorcycle have been recovered after ACT and NSW Police executed a search warrant on a Crestwood home in Queanbeyan yesterday (Thursday 20 December 2018).
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Witnesses sought to assault at Tuggeranong BMX track

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Kambah on Monday, 17 December 2018.
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Double demerits this Christmas period

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ACT Policing is reminding road users that double demerits will be in place this festive season from Friday 21 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019 inclusive.
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Pleasing results from Kings Highway safety operation

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Yesterday (17 December 2018) ACT Policing officers and ACT Road Transport staff conducted a targeted road safety operation on the Kings Highway.
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UPDATE missing teen Grace FOUND

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Thanks for your help, Canberra. Grace has been located.
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Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Nicholls

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage after an aggravated robbery at a Nicholls supermarket around 12.28pm on Saturday 15 December 2018.
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Police seek witnesses to Hindmarsh Drive road rage attack

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash cam footage following a suspected road rage incident on Thursday, 6 December 2018.
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UPDATE: Have you seen Laura FOUND

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Thanks for your help, Canberra. Laura has been located safe and well. 
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Police respond to bomb threat scam

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ACT Policing is working with the Education Directorate and other establishments which have received emails regarding potential bomb threats believed to be linked to an overseas Bitcoin scam.
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