Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Theft

Man Recalls Horror At Being Carjacked In Daylight At Southland Shopping Centre

October 4th, 2016 A man has told of his terror at being forced from his car by three men at a busy suburban shopping centre car park on Monday afternoon. Monash University graduate and part-time tutor, Ben van Mierlo, 21, had driven to … Continue reading

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Man Charged Over Execution Murder At Campbellfield Plaza Carpark

September 28th, 2016 Man charged with murder following the daylight execution of another man at a northern suburbs car-park has been remanded in custody until early next year. Homicide detectives arrested George Marrogi, 27, yesterday amid fears that a northern suburbs … Continue reading

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Dumbass Car Thief Leaves Mobile Phone In Dumped Car

May 17th, 2016 A man who stole a car from a Melbourne garage earlier this month may have left behind the best clue police could hope for – a photo of himself. On May 1st, a red Alfa Romeo was … Continue reading

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Car Jacking In Cheltenham

October 3rd, 2016 Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following two car thefts today. A white Toyota Hilux ute was stolen from Dingley Village early this morning. The ute was driven to a shopping centre carpark … Continue reading

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Four Charged And Arrested In Preston

September 29th, 2016 Police have arrested four people in relation to alleged drug and weapon offences following a routine patrol in Preston early this morning. Operational Response Unit were patrolling outside a hotel on Bell Street just before 1 am … 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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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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Police Investigate Clyde North Aggravated Burglary

September 24th, 2016 Southern Metro Region Crime Team detectives are investigating following an aggravated burglary in Clyde North earlier this week. Investigators have been told a 27-year-old woman was woken in her Ryndhurst Street home about 1:30am on Wednesday, September … Continue reading

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Apex Gang Bash Man With Baseball Bats And Steal His Mercedes

April 26th, 2016 A plague of carjackings and home invasions believed to have been visited on Melbourne’s affluent suburbs by the violent Apex gang has  police urging the public to increase their personal security while officers step up street patrols. On Tuesday, Assistant Commissioner Bob … Continue reading

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