Monthly Archives: August 2013

BODY OF EVIDENCE : HOW POLICE BUSTED STEROID SUPPLY RING – Tuesday February 26 2013

– It was 2008 and Walter Reynolds was bankrupt. On his last roll of the dice, the 63-year-old gym enthusiast decided to get into the supplements business, selling performance-enhancing peptides, steroids and other restricted substances from an office tucked away … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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OSCAR BROTHER KILL CHARGE – Monday February 25 2013

– The brother of South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius has been charged with culpable homicide over a car accident in 2010, media reports say. Carl Pistorius allegedly killed a female motorcyclist while driving outside Johannesburg, his lawyer Kenny Oldwage confirmed to … Continue reading

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83,000 KM, SIX CONTINENTS AND NOW A LIFE OF NO REGRET – Monday February 25 2013

– When people reach retirement age, it’s common to vow “to see the world” – and end up going to Noosa. Publicist Shirley Hardy-Rix and former head of the Victoria Police Homicide Squad Brian Rix spent 16 months riding a … Continue reading

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DEATH BY REMOTE – Friday February 22 2013

– An estimated 4700 people, including civilians, have been killed in bombing raids conducted under America’s secretive drone war, a US senator has revealed. The toll from hundreds of drone-launched missile strikes against suspected al-Qaida militants in Pakistan, Yemen and … Continue reading

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BIKIE BOSS NABBED – Friday February 22 2013

– A national outlaw bikie boss will be charged with drug offences following a series of police raids in Echuca. Australian Bandidos president Jason Addison was taken into custody after a joint operation between anti-bikie taskforces from the Victoria and … Continue reading

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MURDER CHARGE – Friday February 22 2013

– A man charged with the murder of a missing St Albans man whose body has not been found appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday. Harvey Spence, 28, allegedly killed Nhan Ngoc Doan, 35, at a Minter Road address in … Continue reading

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PISTORIUS OFFICER ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES – Friday February 22 2013

– The lead investigator in the case against Oscar Pistorius faces attempted murder charges, South African Police say. Detective Hilton Botha was scheduled to appear in court in May on seven counts of attempted murder arising from a shooting in … Continue reading

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DRONE STRIKES KILL 4700 – Friday February 22 2013

– A US senator has said about 4700 people, including civilians, were killed in bombing raids conducted in the country’s secretive drone war. Republican Lindsey Graham, who supports drone use, cited a number exceeding independent toll estimates. “We’ve killed 4700,” … Continue reading

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MEN ACCUSED OF FRIGHTENING ARMED ROBBERY WERE ON BAIL – Friday February 22 2013

– Two young men charged last month with an armed robbery on a gaming venue in which a gun was later pointed at police were on bail awaiting trial for a series of violent episodes. Ameer Younan and Rayan Polos, … Continue reading

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