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Kingsbury Burglary

October 4th, 2016 Darebin Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following a burglary at a house in Kingsbury last month. Investigators have been told the occupant has returned to his Green Avenue address about 11.30am on 15 … Continue reading

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SNEAK THIEF HIDES, NABS CHARITY BOX – Thursday July 4 2013

– A thief hid in a shopping centre after it had been locked up and stole hundreds of dollars from a cafe in the middle of the night. The Michel’s Patisserie cafe at Westfield Fountain Gate in Narre Warren had … Continue reading

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BURGLARS USE FOOTY RUSE – Thursday June 27 2013

– Two burglars are using the ruse they have kicked a football over the fence to case homes for potential victims. Detective Senior Constable Dale Ward, of Banyule Crime Investigation Unit, said the burglars had been to at least four … Continue reading

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SPIDERMAN’S WIDE WEB – Tuesday June 11 2013

– A man accused of being the notorious “Spiderman” burglar is suspected of a two-state $1.5 million crime wave in some of Australia’s poshest suburbs. Barry John Williams, who was living a quiet life in a seaside suburb on the … Continue reading

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CAUGHT ON THE HOP – Friday May 31 2013

– Three women have been arrested for stealing eight rabbits to add to their collection of more than 100 in Melbourne’s north. During the night, the trio – aged 44, 22, and 18 – robbed a Bulleen pet shop on … Continue reading

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BURGLAR MAY BE KILLER – Tuesday May 21 2013

– The frenzied stabbing murder of an elderly man at Rye may have occurred after he disturbed a burglar, police say. Barry Gray, 72, was found in his Parson Street home by a carer about 9:40am on Friday. Police said … Continue reading

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FIVE QUESTIONED AFTER 800KM RAMPAGE IN WA GOLDFIELDS – Tuesday May 7 2013

– Police are questioning five men over a series of attacks, break-ins and thefts in an 800-kilometre rampage across WA’s Goldfields in less than 24 hours. Detectives are investigating links between all the incidents, which started Sunday afternoon and continued … Continue reading

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ANTIQUE WEAPONS STOLEN – Monday May 6 2013

– Police are investigating the theft of five antique guns from an RSL club last month. Detectives who viewed CCTV footage believe three men staked out the club a week before smashing their way in and taking the guns. Senior … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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THIEVES TARGET CFA – Tuesday April 23 2013

– Thieves have stolen an estimated $15,000 worth of firefighting and rescue equipment from the Country Fire Authority. Police are investigating the burglary at the Wandong CFA station. The haul included breathing apparatuses, a portable defibrillator, radios, chainsaws and torches. … Continue reading

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