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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Woman to face court for house fire

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A 33-year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 11 October 2018), charged with arson.
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Police play their part supporting those with mental health issues

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On World Mental Health Day 2018, ACT Policing is reminding everyone to make their mental health a priority.
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UPDATE: Witnesses sought to suspicious fire in Phillip

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About 6.30am, Friday 12 October 2018, members of ACT Criminal Investigations executed a search warrant at an address in Garran. 
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Assistance sought for Dickson petrol station robbery

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ACT Policing is asking for the community's assistance in identifying an individual wanted in connection with an alleged armed robbery.
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Taskforce Tydeus update 5 - Third man to face court

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ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 40-year-old man in relation to an alleged act of indecency in the presence of a child in Greenway.
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Media Advisory: note to journalists

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ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 40-year-old man in relation to an alleged act of indecency in the presence of a child in Greenway in September.
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Man to face court on multiple charges

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An 18-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 8 October 2018), charged with a number of driving offences.
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Ninth fatality on ACT roads for 2018

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The ninth fatality on Canberra’s roads in 2018 has been recorded, with the death of a man aged in his twenties on the Federal Highway, adjacent to the ACT-NSW border.
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Police release CCTV of aggravated robbery in Erindale

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage following an aggravated robbery at the Subway restaurant in Erindale on Friday, 31 August 2018.
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Man facing court on thirteen charges

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A 30-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today following his arrest in Higgins yesterday, Thursday October 4, 2018.
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Police target intersections during October

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During October, ACT Policing is targeting road safety at intersections as part of it's road safety calendar.
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Media Advisory: note to journalists

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As part of the 2018-2019 Road Safety Calendar, ACT Policing will target intersections throughout October.
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Serious traffic offences in Fyshwick

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ACT Policing is seeking dash cam footage from any drivers that were in the Fyshwick area around midday on Saturday 29 September 2018 and witnessed a Mazda 626 committing serious traffic related offences.
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Long weekend traffic wrap up

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ACT Policing would like to thank the majority of motorists for their responsible driving over the long weekend and urge all drivers to continue to drive safely during the school holiday period.
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Second man to face court in relation to Taskforce Tydeus

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ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 41-year-old Belconnen man in relation to an alleged act of indecency against a child in Macquarie.
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