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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Joint operation sees 384kg of cocaine seized and two charged

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The largest ever drug interception operation coordinated by ACT Policing has seen approximately 384 kilograms of cocaine seized and two men charged with drug importation offences.
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AFP officer to face court on sex offences

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A 35-year-old Palmerston man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 12 July 2019) where he will be charged with multiple sex offences against a young person.
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Police release CCTV footage to identify one punch offender

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage in order to identify a man who allegedly assaulted another man in Civic on Sunday, 24 March, 2019.
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Police seek witnesses and dash-cam footage to driving incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of multiple driving incidents that occurred on Monday (8 July 2019) involving a stolen white Mitsubishi outlander.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing man Shane Stevenson FOUND

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Great news Canberra! Shane has been located safe and well.
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Man to face court for threat to kill and forcible confinement

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A 30-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates court this morning charged with serious offences including threatening to kill and forcible confinement.
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Witnesses sought following aggravated robbery in Weston

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated robbery at Cooleman Court, Weston last night (Sunday 7 July 2019).
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Police investigating overnight ram raid in Mitchell

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ACT Policing is investigating a ram raid on a Sandford Street, Mitchell business around 5.15 this morning (Sunday, 7 July 2019).
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Driver four times the limit in Pialligo Avenue collision

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About 5.50pm yesterday (Saturday, 6 July 2019) ACT Policing responded to reports that a White Toyota utility was on its side at a roundabout on Pialligo Avenue, near Canberra Airport.
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17 year old driver in serious collision in Duffy

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A 17-year-old male is in hospital after a serious collision in Duffy this morning.
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Unlicenced teen rider caught speeding at 142kmh

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Friday night (5 July 2019) ACT Policing detected a motorcyclist travelling at 142km/h on Horse Park Drive, Harrison. This was 62km/h over the 80km/h speed limit.
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UPDATE Have you seen Samantha Ferry FOUND

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Thank you Canberra, Samantha has been located.
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Witnesses sought to MacGregor aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at a residence in Rag Holmes Street, MacGregor yesterday (Friday, 5 July 2019).
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Police seek witnesses to Page fatal single vehicle collision in June

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ACT Policing has issued a call for witnesses as investigations into a fatal single vehicle collision, in Page in June, continue.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated burglaries in Ngunnawal and Forde

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, CCTV and dash-cam footage of suspected aggravated burglaries at the Ngunnawal and Forde shops on Thursday (4 July 2019).
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