Monthly Archives: September 2016

Man Arrested In Counter-terrorism Raids Across Melbourne And In Tatura

August 6th, 2016 (ABC – Patrick Rocca) A man has been arrested by counter-terrorism police in Melbourne over a “specific” threat to a target in Victoria, police say. Victoria’s Joint Counter-Terrorism Team, comprising officers from the Australian Federal Police and … Continue reading

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Crime Prevention Program Receives $10,000 Boost After Bag Snatchers Target Muslim Women

September 22nd, 2016 A SPATE of handbag thefts targeting Muslim women in Geelong’s north has moved the Government to give $10,000 to a program aimed at reducing the crime. The State Government funding was announced on Wednesday by Police Minister … Continue reading

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A Man Buying Ice-Cream At A Service Station Was Allegedly Found With Handmade Firearms, Handcuffs And Weapons

September 22nd, 2016 A  Corio man allegedly found with handmade loaded firearms, cable tie handcuffs, balaclavas, weapons and duct tape outside a servo was “only there to buy ice cream”, a court has heard. Wayne Lunn, 36, who des­cribes himself … Continue reading

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Accused Car Thief Leaves Trail Of Stolen Cars, Including A Porsche

September 22nd, 2016 A 26-year-old Norlane man, already on two lots of bail for a range of offending, has been granted bail again, but this time with a $10,000 surety. Rhys Humm, of Dove St, Norlane, appeared in Geelong Magistrates’ … Continue reading

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Stolen Car Collides Into Couple’s Car

September 22nd, 2016 Two car thieves ran off after smashing a stolen car into another vehicle when they ran a red light in Geelong. The pair left behind an injured woman who had to be taken to hospital after the … Continue reading

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Torquay Man Charged With Stealing Mail & Creating False Accounts

September 22nd, 2016 A Torquay man charged with stealing mail and other people’s ID to allegedly create false bank accounts has been refused bail.   Zac Warren, 28, appeared in Geelong Magistrates’ Court on Thursday facing a number of charges … Continue reading

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Gun Dealer Granted Bail After Police Raid Allegedly Netted 200 Weapons

September 23rd, 2016 Geelong gun dealer Mark White has fronted court on 27 firearms-related charges after recent federal police raids across Geelong resulted in the seizure of more than 200 illegal weapons. Mr White, 44, of Thompson St, Whittington, appeared … Continue reading

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Burglary In Torquay Leads To Police Pursuit Of BMW

September 23rd, 2016 THIEVES who stole a BMW and more than $20,000 worth of jewellery left most of it behind as they fled from the police after a pursuit. Detective Sergeant Duncan Frame said hooded offenders broke into an unoccupied … Continue reading

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Teenager Accused of Hamlyn Heights Bashing, To Front Court

September 23rd, 2016 A 19-YEAR-OLD Corio man will appear in Geelong Magistrates Court on Friday afternoon, charged with aggravated burglary and causing injury, following an alleged assault on a 67 year-old man in Hamlyn Heights last month. Victim Wally Janeczko … Continue reading

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Teenager Accused Of Bashing

September 24th, 2016 A young Corio man has fronted court over an alleged attack that left a man looking like this. The image shows the extent of Hamlyn Heights man Wally Janeczko’s injuries immediately after an alleged assault by a stranger … Continue reading

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