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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Man to face court for multiple offences

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A 29-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, 7 January, 2020) following his arrest yesterday in relation to several recent incidents.
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Police release images to identify offender in supermarket robbery

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ACT Policing has released images in order to identify a man police believe committed an aggravated robbery of a Deakin supermarket yesterday (Sunday, 5 January 2020).
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Have you seen Harmony Austin and Brandon DAlessandro UPDATE BOTH FOUND

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ACT Policing thanks the Canberra community for its assistance in locating the two missing teens, they have now both been found safe and well.
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Man charged following deliberately lit grass fires

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ACT Policing has charged a 20-year-old Mawson man following a number of small grass fires in Curtin earlier this morning.  
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Man charged with 23 offences

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ACT Policing has charged a 24-year-old man with multiple offences following repeated crime activity in the ACT since December 2019.
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Summernats 2020

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Police are reminding drivers that while Summernats is a great place to show off their automotive pride and joy to obey road rules outside the event.
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Man to face court on assault charges

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A 25 year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on January 30 2020 following a serious assault yesterday (2 January 2020) in Macgregor.
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Two to face court on driving charges

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A 36 year-old man and a 25 year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on driving charges.
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Police investigate suspicious fire in Gilmore

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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Gilmore yesterday (Tuesday, 31 December 2019).
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Police happy with New Year’s Eve behaviour

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ACT Policing was generally pleased with the behavior of the New Year’s Eve crowd in Canberra overnight, with 16 people taken into custody.
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Police investigate suspicious fire in Banks

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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Banks this morning (Tuesday 31 December).
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Stay safe NYE

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New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, and ACT Policing wants everyone to have a happy, fun evening welcoming a new decade.
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Two men arrested for Calwell aggravated robbery

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court following an attempted aggravated robbery at the Woolworths Supermarket in Calwell on Saturday evening (28 December, 2019).
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UPDATE Police seek urgent assistance to locate missing child FOUND

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Thank you Canberra, the child has been found safe and well. *********************************************************
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Duo to face court for traffic offences and drug charges

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A 27-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (28 December 2019) on a total of ten charges. 
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