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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Police renew calls for witnesses in relation to Melba shooting

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ACT Policing is renewing calls for witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to a shooting incident in Melba on Friday, 3 April 2020.
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Police seek car thief stymied by handbrake

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who stole a black-coloured Mazda 3 on Saturday, 28 March 2020.
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Drug driver travelling double the speed limit

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A 37 year-old woman is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday 7 April 2020) for drug driving and high range speeding offenses.
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Man to face court on three counts of threat to kill

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A 32-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday 6 April 2020) following a family violence incident involving a chainsaw.
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Suspended probationary driver caught drink driving

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A 22 year-old woman has been charged with drink driving offences and is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday 6 April 2020).
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ACT records second road fatality in 2020

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A second person has died following a two car collision yesterday (4 April 2020) in Cook.
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ACT records first road fatality in 2020

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One person has died following a two car collision this morning (4 April 2020) in Cook.
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Police seek witnesses and footage following shots fired in Melba

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ACT Policing is investigating a shooting incident at a Melba residence last night (Friday 3 April 2020).
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Man to face court on driving and assault charges

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A 20-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday 4 April 2020) on driving and assault charges.
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Police seek witnesses and footage following Belconnen collision

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Investigations are continuing following a three car collision on William Slim Drive and Ginninderra Drive around 8.30am today (
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Less traffic but the Fatal Five still of concern

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While people are being urged to ‘stay home’ there are still times when driving is essential. This month, police are reminding motorists to remain focused and obey the road rules, as well as only to drive when necessary.
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Help police locate special needs stroller

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ACT Policing is seeking community assistance in locating stolen property following a burglary last week.
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ACT Policing supporting COVID 19 directions

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ACT Policing is asking Canberrans to stay home and follow COVID-19 directions.
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Do you know this woman

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ACT Policing is seeking community assistance to identify a woman involved in an incident in Tuggeranong in March 2020.
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Kambah warrant finds treasure trove of stolen property

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ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations team has recovered stolen property believed to be worth more than $100,000 during the execution of a search warrant in Kambah last week.
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