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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Googong man charged with child exploitation offences

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ACT Criminal Investigations Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT-JACET) has arrested a 36-year-old man from Googong, NSW, after he was allegedly found in possession of child exploitation material.
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Man to face court following Phillip fires

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A 32-year-old man has been charged and is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today following a number of fires in Phillip yesterday (Tuesday 12 May 2020).
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A man in custody following Phillip fires

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A 32-year-old man is assisting police with their enquiries following a number of fires in Phillip this morning (Tuesday 12 May 2020).
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Dunlop man charged with drug trafficking

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Police have charged a 28-year-old Dunlop man following the discovery of approximately one kilogram of cocaine.
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Canberrans urged to continue COVID 19 compliance

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ACT Policing is generally pleased with Canberra’s compliance with Health Directions, but urge the community to maintain their efforts and remain vigilant.
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Police seek witnesses and footage to Gungahlin collision

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam and CCTV footage of a vehicle involved in a collision in Gungahlin.
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Police focusing on drivers not obeying red lights during May

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ACT Policing’s traffic focus for May is drivers not obeying red lights at intersections.
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Witnesses sought to single vehicle collision in Kaleen

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision that occurred in Kaleen early this morning
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32-year-old charged with grooming offences

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ACT Policing has charged a 32-year-old Theodore man with grooming offences following search warrant activity yesterday.
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Home security reminder

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Canberrans are being reminded about the importance of home security to reduce the chance of burglaries occurring.
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Police seek witnesses to serious assault at Illawarra Court

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in relation to an assault in Belconnen yesterday (Wednesday, 6 May 2020).
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Face-fits released following Braddon assaults

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify an alleged offender following multiple assaults that occurred in Braddon between 9 February and 1 March 2020.
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Two to face court on driving charges

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A 31-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman are expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 6 May 2020) on driving charges.
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Alleged disqualified driver to face court

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ACT Policing twice detected a 31-year-old Conder man driving while disqualified on the weekend.
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Police seek witnesses to fail to stop and driving incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a series of fail to stop incidents that police believe involve the same driver.
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