Monthly Archives: April 2013

TOP COP KILLED IN BRUTAL KNIFE ATTACK – Friday December 7 2012

– A highly respected police officer was killed when he was allegedly stabbed in the neck while trying to break up feuding neighbours yesterday. Detective Inspector Bryan Anderson, 45, was fatally attacked moments after he and a colleague arrived at … Continue reading

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POLICE SWOOP AFTER HEIST – Friday December 7 2012

– Police have arrested four people over a brazen bank heist where the thieves dressed up as security guards. Victoria Police’s elite Special Operations Group assisted local detectives in a series of raids yesterday. Arrested were  a 46-year-old Keysborough man, … Continue reading

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BLITZ ON DRUNKS AND THUGS – Thursday December 6 2012

– Police tomorrow will unleash their biggest crackdown on drunks and thugs in a trans-Tasman operation to clean up the streets. The blitz on booze-fuelled violence is in its third year and police from crime departments, response teams, the state … Continue reading

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CRIME AUTHOR SELLS UP – Wednesday December 5 2012

– Illness has forced  a former detective and author who inspired an “Underbelly” telemovie to sell his gourmet retreat in Bright. Bestselling author Colin McLaren, who is in his late 50s, has suffered complications since quintuple heart bypass surgery last … Continue reading

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STOLEN CARS SENT OFFSHORE – Wednesday December 5 2012

– Shonky recycling operators are paying cash for cars they suspect are stolen, then shipping them overseas. Automotive industry figures say there is an increasing attraction in stealing older cars, which potentially end up on foreign roads from Belgrade to … Continue reading

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BOGUS GUARDS CASH IN – Wednesday December 5 2012

– Westpac did not go to police for three months after fake security guards walked from a branch with hundreds of thousands of dollars. The imposters dressed in uniforms and carried what police believe were pistols as they scooped the … Continue reading

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EX-COP’S TELL-ALL BOOK – Wednesday December 5 2012

– An allegedly corrupt detective accused of organising the execution of a whistleblower and his wife is penning a book he says will contain explosive new material about their murders. Former detective Paul Dale is set to publish a book … Continue reading

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WEST PAPUA REBEL HELD – Thursday December 6 2012

– Disability pensioner Gerard Michael Little planned to engage in violent conflict against the Indonesian government in West Papua, a Brisbane court has been told. Little, 45, from Tynong North, near Pakenham, has been charged under laws that prevent Australians … Continue reading

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PREDATORS ON PROWL – Tuesday December 4 2012

– Random sexually motivated attacks have sparked fears about predators targeting women walking alone on the street. Two attacks on the same day last week, both involving opportunistic attacks, have police worried about increasingly violent assaults on our streets. A … Continue reading

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CATCH THIS MONSTER – Monday December 3 2012

– A serial sex predator who has terrorised eight women in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs since August will strike again, police have warned. Sexual Crimes Squad detectives yesterday launched an urgent appeal for public help to catch the man after an … Continue reading

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