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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UPDATE - Police seek to confirm safety of woman last seen in Red Hill - FOUND

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Thanks for your help, Canberra, this woman has been located and is safe and well.
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Police seek public information over vandalism incidents

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ACT Policing is calling on information from the public regarding a concerning number of vandalism incidents across the ACT in recent weeks.
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Man to face court following Florey home invasion

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A 31-year-old man from Eden, New South Wales will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on aggravated robbery and firearms charges following a home invasion at a residence in Florey.
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Man extradited from NSW to face attempted murder charge

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ACT Policing detectives have extradited a 52-year-old man from a NSW correctional facility to face the ACT Magistrates Court on charges of attempted murder and aggravated robbery.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing man Anthony Florentine FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Anthony has been found safe and well. 
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Police warn thieves risk death when stealing live powerlines

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ACT Policing is warning would-be thieves they are risking their lives and the safety of the community by cutting live powerlines.
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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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