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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Theodore shooting under investigation

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ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Theodore last night (Saturday, 2 March 2019).
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Police release CCTV footage to identify offender in nightclub assault

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage in order to identify a man police believe assaulted another patron in a nightclub on Sunday, 17 February 2019.
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Second face fit released following Narrabundah ram raid

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ACT Policing has released a second face-fit of a man who police believe was involved in a ram-raid at the Spanish Australia Club in Narrabundah on Monday, 11 February 2019.
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UPDATE: Have you seen Monica Sirel FOUND

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Monica Sirel has been found. Thankyou to everybody who provided assistance.
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Police remind road users of responsibilities in shared zones

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ACT Policing would like to remind road users of their responsibilities in shared zones - pedestrian-friendly areas where vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians share the roadway.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance in locating missing person Bede Imerson FOUND

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Great news Canberra! Bede Imerson has been located safe and well.
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Face fit released following Narrabundah ram raid

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ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man who police believe was involved in a ram-raid at a Narrabundah club on Monday, 11 February 2019.
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Police call for witnesses to Kaleen aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that took place at the Kaleen Shopping Centre, on Sunday 24 February 2019.
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UPDATE: Police seek assistance in locating missing person Lachlan Porreca FOUND

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Good news Canberra! Lachlan Porreca has been found.
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Information sought for Coronial Inquiry into death of Paweena Dumdee

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On Thursday, 24 August 2017, Thai national Ms Paweena Dumdee died at The Canberra Hospital. The cause of death was determined to be a brain haemorrhage, which was likely to have been caused by drug use.
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UPDATE Have you seen Jason Brinkley FOUND

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UPDATE - Jason Brinkley has been found safe and well.
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Police seek witnesses to bus driver assault

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ACT Policing is seeking the identity of a man who spat on a Transport Canberra bus driver on Friday, 14 December 2018.
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Police investigate drowning at Pine Island

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ACT Policing will prepare a report for the Coroner following the death of a 77‑year‑old man at Pine Island yesterday afternoon (Thursday, 21 February 2019).
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OMCG member to face court for extortion and blackmail offences

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A 25-year-old Isaacs man who is a member of an outlaw motorcycle gang, will face court today after being charged with numerous offences.
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UPDATE Police seek assistance in locating missing person Laura Barker FOUND

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UPDATE: Great news! Laura has been found safe.
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