Tag Archives: Barwon Prison

The Guy Who Chases Crooks: Inside The Victoria Police Purana Taskforce

March 11, 2016 It was 20 years ago when a young homicide detective learned a bitter lesson about gangsters, murders and the consequences of cutting corners. Which is you can never go off half-cocked at a cocky crook, particularly one … Continue reading

Posted in Contract Killings, Contract Murders, Homicide, Murder, Organised Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UNSOLVED MURDER MAY PROVIDE FINAL TWIST

September 7 2013 – Newsflash: Crooks tell lies. Hold the front page. Breaking news: Corrupt coppers say they are innocent victims of giant conspiracies. Roll the presses. But not everyone accused of a crime is guilty and sometimes the innocent … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption and Misconduct, Drug Trafficking, Manufacturing and Dealing, Homicide, Organised Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HODSON INQUEST HOPE, CORONER TO HEAR CHILDREN – Saturday August 17 2013

– The family of murdered police informer Terence Hodson and wife Christine have been given hope of an inquest on the unsolved execution-style slayings. The State Coroner, Judge Ian Gray, has written to the Hodsons’ daughters, Mandy and Nicola, telling … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption and Misconduct, Homicide, Organised Crime, Police Procedure/Policies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FRASER IMPLICATES DUPAS – Wednesday July 31 2013

– Former high-profile lawyer Andrew Fraser has again implicated triple murderer Peter Dupas in an unsolved killing. After recently being paid an undisclosed sum from the $1 million reward offered for the then unsolved murder of Mersina Halvagis, it has … Continue reading

Posted in Homicide, Serial Killers, Unsolved Murders | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

KILLER FACES MURDER CHARGE – Tuesday July 30 2013

– Serial killer Peter Dupas could face another murder charge over the stabbing death of grandmother Kathleen Downes. Detectives will today appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court to apply to interview Dupas in Barwon Prison. For several years police have been … Continue reading

Posted in Homicide, Serial Killers, Unsolved Murders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CAR LINKED TO GANGLAND MURDER – Wednesday July 17 2013

– A convicted armed robber, who police believe was shot dead in April 2004, has been linked to the gangland murder of Graham The Munster Kinniburgh, who was gunned down four months earlier. Terrence Leigh Blewitt, a former boxer and … Continue reading

Posted in Armed Robbery, Forensic Science and Crime Scene Examination, Homicide, Organised Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MYSTERIES OF MAD RICHARD’S MURDER – Saturday May 11 2013

– When Thomas Jefferson said, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” he was talking out of his three-pointed hat. What is actually self-evident is that men are not created equal. Compare and contrast … Continue reading

Posted in Drug Trafficking, Manufacturing and Dealing, Homicide, Non-Fatal Shootings, Organised Crime, Prison Crime, Road Rage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BETRAYAL: CORRUPT COPPERS MOONLIGHT AS BIKIE SPIES – Tuesday May 7 2013

– It was the call Chief Commissioner Ken Lay dreaded taking. Assistant Commissioner Emmett Dunne (Professional Standards Command) was on the line to tell him they had a major problem – a catastrophic one. Confidential police documents had been found … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption and Misconduct, Organised Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MOKBEL GIVES UP HIS DNA – Wednesday April 17

– They got their man six years ago, and now they’ve got his deoxyribonucleic acid – DNA. Authorities recently obtained Tony Mokbel’s DNA after the drug boss had, until recently, long refused to supply a sample. It was established last … Continue reading

Posted in Drug Trafficking, Manufacturing and Dealing, Organised Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DALE SUES STATE OVER DEGRADING TREATMENT – Wednesday April 3 2013

– A former Drug Squad detective is suing the state of Victoria over alleged mistreatment when he was locked up in Barwon Prison awaiting trial over the murder of a police informer and his wife. Paul Dale claims his human … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption and Misconduct, Drug Trafficking, Manufacturing and Dealing, Homicide, Organised Crime, Prison Crime, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment