Tag Archives: Box Hill

SURREY CONSTABULARY TIMELINE: 1976-80

1976, Friday 9 January: An armed robbery occurred at a garage in Woking. The attendant was badly assaulted by a masked man carrying a Luger type pistol who had threatened to shoot him. The sum of £120 was stolen from … Continue reading

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FOOL’S GOLD DOES NOT FOOL THE SAME SCAM DUPE TWICE

– Two men allegedly involved in a $70,000 gold scam have been arrested after walking into a police trap, when they unwittingly tried to fleece a woman for the second time. Police believe the two Chinese men, Hai-ping Xie, 35, … Continue reading

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DRUG RING ARRESTS – Thursday April 11 2013

– A middle-aged woman living in an affluent Melbourne suburb is alleged to be the mastermind of an international drug ring police say tried to smuggle in drugs worth more than $200 million. The Australian Federal Police and Victoria Police … Continue reading

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SWOOP REVEALS ASIAN LINKS TO MELBOURNE UNDERWORLD – Saturday March 23 2013

– An Asian organised crime boss arrested in a major police state and federal operation is suspected of engaging in drug trafficking and money laundering with Melbourne’s most prominent Calabrian crime figures. Police swooped on the Melbourne-based international crime syndicate … Continue reading

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$28 MILLION DRUGS BUST – Saturday March 23 2013

– A major international crime syndicate has been smashed, with police seizing drugs valued at $28 million and arresting 27 people. The joint operation between Victoria and Australian Federal Police – codenamed Volante – netted 42 kilograms of the drug … Continue reading

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POLICE FEAR NINTH VICTIM OF FIEND – Saturday December 8 2012

– Police are investigating whether an eastern suburbs sex attacker has struck for the ninth time. Sexual Crimes Squad detectives are investigating after a woman was attacked while walking home from Camberwell train Station on Thursday, November 29th. The 27-year-old … Continue reading

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PREDATORS ON PROWL – Tuesday December 4 2012

– Random sexually motivated attacks have sparked fears about predators targeting women walking alone on the street. Two attacks on the same day last week, both involving opportunistic attacks, have police worried about increasingly violent assaults on our streets. A … Continue reading

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CATCH THIS MONSTER – Monday December 3 2012

– A serial sex predator who has terrorised eight women in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs since August will strike again, police have warned. Sexual Crimes Squad detectives yesterday launched an urgent appeal for public help to catch the man after an … Continue reading

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DODGING A BULLET – Saturday November 3 2012

– The roll-out of Protective Services Officers will continue as police investigate how a nervous rookie accidentally fired a gun on his first day. Armed guards will be stationed at Watergardens, Westall and Boronia in coming weeks. Victoria Police spokeswoman … Continue reading

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