Tag Archives: Carlton

PIZZA RESTAURANTS SPRAYED WITH GUNFIRE

Friday November 1 2013 – Three Woodstock restaurants operated by champion pizza maker Tony Cannata, were sprayed with bullets in an hour of drive-by mayhem on Wednesday night. Last night, Mr Cannata remained shaken. His Woodstocks in Fitzroy and Carlton … Continue reading

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OWNERS COULD BE CHARGED OVER WALL FALL AS GROCON UNDER FIRE – Saturday March 30 2013

– The owner of the Carlton development site where two pedestrians were killed – and – possibly some workers there – could face criminal prosecution if investigators determine the accident was caused by negligence. Worksafe and detectives from the Melbourne … Continue reading

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CRUSHED MAN TRIED TO SHIELD SISTER – Saturday March 30 2013

– The man who died when a wall collapsed in Carlton on Thursday was a former school captain from Montmorency Secondary College. Alexander Jones died when a heritage-protected wall toppled in strong winds about 3pm. Police confirmed the deceased man … Continue reading

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STEP BACK TO TIME OF FUNNY GAMES – Saturday March 23 2013

– The reinforced steel doors have gone but the walk up the narrow stairs was eerily familiar – even though it is the knees, not the floorboards, that creak these days. Long gone are the patrons of the past – … Continue reading

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COPS WAIT FOR TASERS – Friday February 15 2013

– Country police are being equipped with Tasers ahead of Melbourne police working in our most violent hot spots. The Taser roll-out started in 2010 but only Morwell and Bendigo had the equipment and Geelong and Ballarat started getting it … Continue reading

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GATTO SPORT BET PROBE – Saturday February 9 2013

– Underworld figure and businessman Mick Gatto has been probed over suspected links to an offshore sports gambling business, despite being banned from Victoria’s casino and racetracks. The Herald Sun has learned the one-time bouncer and lookout at illegal two-up … Continue reading

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RESPECTED SOMMELIER ARRESTED

Sunday March 25 2012 – One of Australia’s most respected sommeliers has been arrested amid allegations he pilfered wine. Raul Moreno-Yague was interviewed by Criminal Investigation Unit detectives on Tuesday over alleged deception at the Steer Bar and Grill, in … Continue reading

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SPIDERMAN SUSPECTS NAILED OVER HUGE HAUL – Friday December 30 2011

– Police have uncovered a treasure trove of stolen loot bigger than the Great Bookie Robbery haul after arresting a suspected “Spiderman” father-and-son team of burglars. Victorian and NSW detectives arrested the pair in Sydney on December 19th then extradited … Continue reading

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LAWYER’S UNI DAYS DRUG RAID – Sunday November 13 2011

– Gangland lawyer Nicola Gobbo was charged with drug trafficking while at university after police raided the Carlton house she was living in. The barrister who represented Tony Mokbel and Carl Williams during Melbourne’s underworld war was arrested after extensive … Continue reading

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