Tag Archives: Corio

Crime Prevention Program Receives $10,000 Boost After Bag Snatchers Target Muslim Women

September 22nd, 2016 A SPATE of handbag thefts targeting Muslim women in Geelong’s north has moved the Government to give $10,000 to a program aimed at reducing the crime. The State Government funding was announced on Wednesday by Police Minister … Continue reading

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A Man Buying Ice-Cream At A Service Station Was Allegedly Found With Handmade Firearms, Handcuffs And Weapons

September 22nd, 2016 A  Corio man allegedly found with handmade loaded firearms, cable tie handcuffs, balaclavas, weapons and duct tape outside a servo was “only there to buy ice cream”, a court has heard. Wayne Lunn, 36, who des­cribes himself … Continue reading

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Teenager Accused of Hamlyn Heights Bashing, To Front Court

September 23rd, 2016 A 19-YEAR-OLD Corio man will appear in Geelong Magistrates Court on Friday afternoon, charged with aggravated burglary and causing injury, following an alleged assault on a 67 year-old man in Hamlyn Heights last month. Victim Wally Janeczko … Continue reading

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Teenager Accused Of Bashing

September 24th, 2016 A young Corio man has fronted court over an alleged attack that left a man looking like this. The image shows the extent of Hamlyn Heights man Wally Janeczko’s injuries immediately after an alleged assault by a stranger … Continue reading

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GUN AIMED AT MAN’S HEAD ‘FAILED TO FIRE’ – Friday May 31 2013

– Former AFL player William “Billy” Nicholls aimed a gun at a man’s head before shooting him in the leg, a court has heard. Mr Nicholls, 32, who played 16 games for Hawthorn and Richmond from 2001 to 2004, was … 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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POLICE SEIZE “TARGETS” LIST – Saturday January 5 2013

– A book containing a list of gun owners and dealers and their addresses has been seized by police. The journal, discovered in Geelong as part of an ongoing investigation, has fuelled fears criminals are stealing firearms to order by … Continue reading

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BODY BOUND, BURNED – Saturday January 7 2012

– A man’s body has been found bound and gagged in vacant land near Geelong. Homicide Squad detectives were investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death after motocross riders made the grisly discovery yesterday. The body was found between two … Continue reading

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