Tag Archives: Camberwell

OUT OF THE BLUE – Monday August 5 2013

– When former cop Pauline Toohey blew the whistle on woeful staffing levels and their impact on her police colleagues in Melbourne’s west, it was one of the bolder moves of her career. Ms Toohey, who had worked on taskforces … Continue reading

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POLICE BOOST REWARD IN COLD-CASE MURDER – Thursday May 23 2013

– A $500,000 reward is being offered to solve the murder of a Victorian man, who police fear was killed by a “psychopath” linked to another slaying and at least six rapes. Rodney James Mitchell was killed 30 years ago … Continue reading

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INSIDE THE BRAZEN ARMED ROBBERY CASE THAT TOOK A DECADE TO CRACK – Sunday March 3 2013

– Tania Young was the first to arrive at the shared Burke Road Travel, American Express office in Camberwell. She unlocked the front door and had reached her desk when a black blob caught her eye. A man was sitting … Continue reading

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BROTHEL OWNERS SAY POLICE SEX UNIT SHOOTING BLANKS – Sunday March 3 2013

– The new sex industry police unit – created by the Baillieu government one year ago in a bid to crack down on crime in the sex industry – is hamstrung by lack of resources and has not charged any … 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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SERIAL SEX ATTACKER STRIKES EIGHTH VICTIM – Monday December 3 2012

– Police believe a serial sex offender who has attacked eight women in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs since August will strike again if he is not caught. On Monday night Sexual Crimes Squad detectives  will set up an information caravan and … Continue reading

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RENEWED PLEA IN SEX PEST SEARCH – Sunday December 2 2012

– Police have made another appeal to the public for help to catch a sexual predator who has attacked eight women in Melbourne’s east. Sexual Crime Squad detectives  will set up an information caravan today following the latest attack, this … Continue reading

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PORN STING SAVES KIDS – Thursday September 6 2012

– An American child victim of Victorian sex offenders has been rescued and three others identified amid state-wide police raids. Child predators have been arrested across the state, with a series of police raids seizing more than 25,000 child exploitation … Continue reading

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