Tag Archives: Australian Football League

SAINT’S CAREER ON BRINK AS POLICE LAY FOUR RAPE COUNTS – Wednesday June 19 2013

– Rape charges against St Kilda star Stephen Milne are based on stronger evidence than was available when police recommended he face court in 2004. Detectives from the specialist Sexual Crimes Squad have spent a year building a case against … Continue reading

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POLICE FIND WAY TO REVEAL DIRT – Wednesday May 15 2013

– Police have identified a way they believe allows them to tip off the racing industry about dodgy jockeys, trainers and owners without breaking the law. And the AFL yesterday made an appeal to police to also tell it of … Continue reading

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MEET MR BIG…MUSCLES, TATTS AND BIKIE MATES – Thursday March 28 2013

– Gym owner Tony Doherty is a man who doesn’t discriminate. Much like the courts, his gyms are among the few places where elite sportspeople rub shoulders with underworld figures, policemen – even judges. Sometimes they are scenes of drama. … Continue reading

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COPS PRESSED ME – JURRAH WITNESS – Thursday March 14 2013

– A Crown witness at the assault trial of Liam Jurrah said yesterday police had pressured him into falsely incriminating the former AFL player. Jurrah is on trial in the Northern Territory Supreme Court for seriously injuring his cousin, Basil … Continue reading

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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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CATS JUMPER DESIGNER LOSES JAIL APPEAL OVER CREDIT CARD FRAUD – Tuesday February 19 2013

– A former champion skateboarder and successful graphic artist who once designed a jumper for AFL club Geelong has lost an appeal against an immediate prison term for his role in an international organised crime syndicate’s fraudulent credit card scams … Continue reading

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ACC: WHAT A CRIMINAL WASTE – Monday February 18 2013

– Controversy over the Australian Crime Commission report on organised crime and drugs in sport has highlighted the downgrading of the ACC from a royal commission-style investigative body to a mere crime intelligence agency. The change in direction by the … Continue reading

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BUSTED WITH BIKIES – Saturday February 16 2013

– AFL players have been caught on telephone taps talking with underworld figures, including bikies involved in drug dealing. The outlaw motorcycle club members, some of whom constantly travel to Asian nations that produce steroids and peptides, have been distributing … Continue reading

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BIKIE GANG LINK TO STARS – Tuesday February 12 2013

– The AFL has revealed serious concerns about players associating with outlaw bikie gangs. AFL boss Andrew Demetriou said last night all clubs had been warned of growing links between footballers and organised crime groups, namely bikies, who dealt in … Continue reading

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CROOKED BOUNCE INTO ARMS OF CRIMS – Saturday February 9 2013

– The undercover detective didn’t need to check official records to identify the heavy lurking in the corner of the pub, there to protect one of Australia’s biggest speed dealers. Just a few weeks earlier, the policeman, along with 60,000 … Continue reading

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