Monthly Archives: November 2013

OFFICER CHARGED – Sunday April 21 2013

– A policeman has been charged in an investigation into officers with links to outlaw motorcycle gangs. The senior constable, from North West Metro region, was charged in Friday night with misconduct in public office, firearms and drug offences. He … Continue reading

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BOSTON CELEBRATES AS POLICE GRAB SUSPECT – Sunday April 21 2013

– “We got him” – with that, authorities delivered on their promise to bring the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, identified as young, radicalised, Chechen Americans, to swift justice. With one brother dead and the other being treated for … Continue reading

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HUNTER SHOOTS MATE – Monday April 15 2013

– A fox hunter has been accidentally shot by a friend on a property North of Albury, NSW, police say. Police were told two men had been shooting foxes on a Howlong property and were returning to the homestead about … Continue reading

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MURDER CASE COMPO BID – Tuesday April 16 2013

– A man who had charges of murdering a mother and her daughter in 1984 withdrawn after DNA evidence on clothing related to the case was found to be contaminated has won the right to sue for compensation for negligence. … Continue reading

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DAMAGES FOR OFFICER – Saturday April 13 2013

– A former policewoman who became mentally ill and picked at her hands until they bled after being bullied has been awarded $250,000 by Victoria’s highest court. The harassment began when Karen Aden Willett was appointed a detective at the … Continue reading

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PEASANT WORKERS IMPORTED TO GROW DOPE – Sunday April 14 2013

– Vietnamese crime gangs are bringing peasants from Asia to operate high tech cannabis “grow houses” in suburban Melbourne in a burgeoning drug racket. Victoria Police figures released to the ‘Sunday Herald Sun’ reveal almost 50% of people charged with … Continue reading

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‘LONE’ KIDNAPPER – Wednesday April 17 2013

– The man who kidnapped Austrian Natascha Kampusch, in a case that made headlines worldwide in 2006, acted alone, according to a new investigation. The probe, compiled over nine months by the FBI and German police, was to lay to … Continue reading

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SPYING ROW WITH JAKARTA MAY WEAKEN AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE

– Counter-terrorism and border security sources say the standoff over spying could have a serious impact on operations if the row isn’t resolved and Indonesia stands firm on its threat to downgrade cooperation. While there remains some doubt about the … Continue reading

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NO HOPE FOR PRUE’S MUM

– The mother of murdered Glenroy schoolgirl Prue Bird has rejected an apology from Prue’s killer. Triple killer Leslie Alfred Camilleri yesterday had the apology read out for him during his protracted plea hearing in the Supreme Court. Outside court, … Continue reading

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MUM FOUND DEAD IN FLAT

– A man has been charged with murder following the stabbing death of a woman in a Prahran flat overnight on Wednesday. Police rushed to the second-floor Essex Street unit in Prahran after tracing a call to Triple-Zero to the … Continue reading

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