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 charged with multiple offences following child and car search

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ACT Policing has charged a 36-year-old Wanniassa man with four offences following an alleged assault and car and child search incident on Wednesday, 19 February 2020.
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Second man arrested in relation to Kambah house fire

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A 31-year-old man is expected to face court today (Thursday, 20 February 2020) charged in relation to a house fire in November 2019.
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UPDATE Child believed to be in a stolen vehicle FOUND

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Thanks Canberra, the 15-month-old child has been located safe and well. The vehicle has been found and the man is assisting police.
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Witnesses sought to cyclist collision in Lyneham

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision between two cyclists in Lyneham yesterday (18 February 2020).
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OMCG member to face court over Kambah house fire

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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis investigators have charged a Canberra Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) member with a number of offences following a house fire in November 2019.
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Police seek witnesses to explosives incident in Belconnen

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ACT Policing is calling for information from the public regarding an explosives incident in Belconnen last night (Monday, 17 February 2020).
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Police seek witnesses to Belconnen aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, dash-cam and CCTV footage to an aggravated robbery at a liquor shop on Luxton Street and Josephson Street, Belconnen on Saturday (15 February 2020).
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Man to face court for weapons offences

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A 40-year-old Nicholls man will face court this morning charged with possessing prohibited weapons.
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Police seek witnesses to Braddon altercation

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and CCTV or dash-cam footage to an incident in Braddon yesterday (Saturday, 15 February 2020).
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Police seek witnesses and footage of Adelaide Avenue collision

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ACT Policing is seeking information, witnesses or dash-cam footage of a collision between a cyclist and a car that occurred yesterday morning (14 February 2020) on Adelaide Avenue, Yarralumla.
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Police investigate shooting and garage fire in Kambah

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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis is investigating a targeted shooting and fire in Kambah overnight.
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Witnesses sought to collision on Manuka Circle

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ACT Policing is seeking information, witnesses or dash-cam footage of a collision that occurred on Monday morning (10 February 2020) on Manuka Circle, Barton.
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Police seize guns drugs and ammunition

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A 33-year-old man will be summonsed to appear in court after ACT Policing seized firearms, drugs and ammunition from a Macarthur residence last night (Tuesday, 11 February 2020).
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Taskforce Nemesis investigates Gordon shooting

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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis is seeking information relating to what police believe is a criminal gang related shooting incident in Gordon on Monday, 10 February 2020.
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Witnesses sought to Erindale aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred in Erindale yesterday morning (Saturday 8 February 2020).
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