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 Help police find missing teen Jeffrey Friday FOUND

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Thank you Canberra, Jeffrey has been located safe and well.
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Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of dangerous driving incident

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam footage or witnesses to a dangerous driving incident on Parkes Way and Caswell Drive near Black Mountain yesterday (Wednesday, 18 December 2019).
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UPDATE Have you seen Chloe Browne FOUND

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UPDATE: Thank you Canberra, Chloe has been found safe and well.
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Witnesses sought to Curtin bag snatch

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and video of a robbery in Curtin yesterday morning (Tuesday, 17 December, 2019).
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UPDATE Help police locate missing man Jesse Elson FOUND

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Thank you Canberra, Jesse has been located safe and well.
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Witnesses sought to burnout activity in Gilmore and Chisholm

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and footage of a vehicle used to conduct multiple burnouts in and around Gilmore and Chisholm
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Take extra care on the Kings Highway this summer

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Since 2008, ACT Policing and the Kings Highway Road Safety Partnership (KHRSP), have run an annual summer road safety campaign focusing on the Kings Highway. Since that first year of the campaign, the number of crashes on the busy route between the ACT and the South Coast has almost halved.
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Man charged after being evicted from Civic night club

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A 21-year-old Turner man will face court in January following an incident at a Canberra City night club early on Friday morning (13 December 2019).
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Taskforce Nemesis investigating shooting and arson attacks in south Canberra 

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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis is investigating a number of shootings and arson attacks committed in South Canberra over the last three months – all believed linked to OMCGs.
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Molonglo residents encouraged to join police for a Coffee with a Cop

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ACT Policing will join members of the Molonglo Valley community this week for Canberra’s latest Coffee with a Cop event.
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Police seek witnesses and vehicle from Narrabundah aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Narrabundah this morning (Thursday, 12 December 2019).
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Two arrested as part of national month of action to combat child exploitation

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The ACT Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT JACET) has laid charges against a 48‑year‑old Duffy man as part of a national month-of-action targeting online child exploitation.
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Police targeting impaired driving this festive season

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ACT Policing is reminding drivers to have a plan and not drink and drive or drug drive this festive season.
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Six charged following incident at youth detention facility

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ACT Policing has charged six teenage males in relation to an incident at the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre on 26 August, 2019. 
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Chisholm man to face court for drug trafficking

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A 27-year-old Chisholm man will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court today (Tuesday, 10 December 2019) charged with drug trafficking.
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