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Over 25 years in homicide, Ron Iddles, has arguably achieved more results than any other homicide cop in the country. 

March 23rd, 2014 Between five and six each weekday morning, Steven Bradley caught the bus to a Brisbane veterinary surgery to groom people’s pets and mop the floors. But on Wednesday, March 12, Victoria’s best-known homicide cop, Ron Iddles, knocked … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE ROAD FOR A DRUG PROPERTIES’ MANAGER

Sunday September 15 2013 – Van Hung Nguyen arrived from Vietnam in 2002 for an agricultural show in Brisbane he didn’t attend, then disappeared for nine years until he resurfaced to apply for a new business visa. By April last … Continue reading

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DEADLY DELAY IN BOAT RESCUE – Sunday July 14 2013

– Customs and Border Protection waited hours before directing its ship to go to the rescue of a foundering asylum seeker boat that eventually capsized on Friday night, killing a baby boy and leaving eight other people missing, feared drowned. … Continue reading

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GADDAFI GUARD IS SILENT – Sunday May 19 2013

– An Australian who worked as a Gaddafi family bodyguard and who helped some of them flee Libya is refusing to help international war crimes investigators. Brisbane man, Gary Peters, 49, assisted Saadi Gaddafi – the playboy son of slain … Continue reading

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LAWMAN GROUNDED – Friday May 3 2013

– The nation’s top lawmaker has been ticked off for breaking flight rules in a high-flying phone drama. Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has issued a red-faced apology after Qantas called in the Australian Federal Police when he refused to turn off … Continue reading

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GUNMAN SPARKS SIEGE – Saturday March 9 2013

– A gunman at the centre of a siege that brought the centre of Brisbane to a halt, told police all he wanted was to see his children, a witness said. The 34-year-old is being treated in Royal Brisbane Hospital … Continue reading

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GUNN OPERATOR TO TRACK FUGITIVES – Saturday February 2 2013

– For nearly 10 years the man who had shot a policeman and killed a security guard was waiting for a knock on the door. Although he had stolen a friend’s identity and moved interstate, he had to remain in … Continue reading

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WEST PAPUA REBEL HELD – Thursday December 6 2012

– Disability pensioner Gerard Michael Little planned to engage in violent conflict against the Indonesian government in West Papua, a Brisbane court has been told. Little, 45, from Tynong North, near Pakenham, has been charged under laws that prevent Australians … Continue reading

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FORGET THE BLAME GAME AND THINK OF THE KIDS – Sunday December 2 2012

– Shocking scenes of four young girls being dragged kicking and screaming to the airport by Australian Federal Police last month so they could be reunited with their father in Italy were bad enough. But revelations by Tommaso Vincenti, 33, … Continue reading

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NOTHING SHORT OF ANARCHY – Wednesday November 14 2012

– Rebecca Harrison was extremely curious when the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation unexpectedly contacted her last month. What the Monash University student and part-time political activist didn’t know was that she had been drawn into a new counter-terrorism probe, and … Continue reading

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