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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 to face court following nine commercial burglaries

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A 37-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 22 April 2020) on 15 charges following nine burglaries.
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Woman to face court on 12 driving charges

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A 26-year-old Chifley woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, 21 April 2020) on 12 charges including two counts of aggravated dangerous driving, drug driving, and driving having never held a licence.
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Witnesses sought to Cotter Road collision

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a two car collision in Weston on Saturday, 18 April 2020.
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Man to face court following a number of commercial burglaries

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A 29-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 20 April 2020) on a number of property offence charges.
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Public information helps police locate Gungahlin grow house

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ACT Policing yesterday (Saturday 18 April 2020) seized 93 cannabis plants during a search warrant at a Gungahlin house.
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Man to face court on threat to kill and forcible confinement charges

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A 45-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday 18 April 2020) on a number of serious offences including forcible confinement and threats to kill.
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Police urge against complacency amid COVID 19 restrictions

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ACT Policing is urging Canberrans to remain vigilant and continue to abide by the ACT Government’s advice concerning the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Man to face court following fail to stop incident in Lyneham

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A 20-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today following a fail to stop incident in Lyneham yesterday (Wednesday, 15 April 2020).
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Police continue to target unnecessary travel following Easter road blitz

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ACT Policing continue to stress the importance of social distancing and only travelling where essential following the Easter long weekend double demerit period.
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Witnesses sought to Waramanga vehicle fire

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, CCTV and dash-cam footage following a vehicle fire in Waramanga yesterday (Sunday, 12 April 2020).
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Police investigate series of aggravated burglaries

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ACT Policing is investigating a series of aggravated burglaries in Garran, Hughes and Fyshwick earlier today (Monday, 13 April 2020).
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Waramanga man to face court for drug trafficking

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A 31-year-old Waramanga man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 11 April 2020) on eleven charges including trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA.
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Police seek information following attempted Griffith aggravated burglary

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ACT Policing is investigating an attempted aggravated burglary at a Griffith residence overnight (Wednesday 8 April 2020).
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Police apprehend prolific recidivist shoplifter

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ACT Policing’s Crime Disruption Team has arrested a 31-year-old Farrer woman for eight shoplifting incidents where she allegedly stole goods totaling more than $38,000. The woman is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 9 April 2020).
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Police prepared for an Easter like no other

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ACT Policing is reminding the community of several important messages for Easter 2020.
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