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MAN, 74, ARRESTED – Wednesday May 8 2013

– An elderly man has been charged with cultivating a significant amount of cannabis plants. The 74-year-old was arrested by police at his home in Broadmeadows at 8am yesterday. Hume Crime Investigation Unit said it discovered a significant amount of … 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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PEASANT WORKERS IMPORTED TO GROW DOPE – Sunday April 14 2013

– Vietnamese crime gangs are bringing peasants from Asia to operate high tech cannabis “grow houses” in suburban Melbourne in a burgeoning drug racket. Victoria Police figures released to the ‘Sunday Herald Sun’ reveal almost 50% of people charged with … Continue reading

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FARM GUNS STOLEN – Saturday April 13 2013

– A police sting has uncovered a criminal network stealing guns from farmers. The Herald Sun has been told Taskforce Griffin, set up in February, is probing a breakout in gun crime. More than 100 firearms have been stolen in … Continue reading

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TAINTED PROPERTY CAN SAVE LIVES – Monday April 8 2013

– Most of us are probably unaware of the term “tainted property”, but it is a beautiful phrase from an unlikely source. It emerged from the beige back rooms of the law in which there are men and women who … Continue reading

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RYAN ACCOMPLICE HELD OVER DRUGS LAB – Thursday March 21 2013

– The man who escaped from Pentridge Prison with Ronald Ryan – the last man hanged in Australia – has been arrested over a sophisticated, clandestine drug lab discovered in a small Wimmera town. Peter John Walker, 71, was arrested … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE DIRECTORS CHARGED OVER MARIJUANA CROP – Sunday March 10 2013

– Two directors of a high-profile real estate franchise have been charged after police allegedly uncovered cannabis crops in a number of residential properties in Melbourne’s north. The joint owners of Barry Plant Real Estate’s Epping branch and another man … Continue reading

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A PERFECT MURDER EXCEPT FOR ONE BIG MISCALCULATION – Saturday December 15 2012

– It would have been the perfect murder if the little man sitting on the offender’s shoulder would just shut up. The victim went missing months earlier, his body disappeared long ago and the crime scene was cleaned just like … Continue reading

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TOP BANDIDO AMONG 32 HELD IN RAIDS – Wednesday November 21 2012

– The Bandido’s national sergeant-at-arms is among 32 members and associates of the outlaw motorcycle gang who have been arrested during police raids in south-east Queensland. Detectives concluded an 11-month long operation on Tuesday morning with multiple raids across the … Continue reading

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DRUG LABS SMASHED – Sunday October 28 2012

– Police have uncovered Victoria’s biggest drug lab after smashing an international trafficking ring. Cocaine, ecstasy, heroin and cannabis were found and methamphetamine worth tens of millions of dollars was being manufactured in two homes in Sunshine West. Seven men … Continue reading

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