Tag Archives: Cranbourne

Apex Gang Bash Man With Baseball Bats And Steal His Mercedes

April 26th, 2016 A plague of carjackings and home invasions believed to have been visited on Melbourne’s affluent suburbs by the violent Apex gang has  police urging the public to increase their personal security while officers step up street patrols. On Tuesday, Assistant Commissioner Bob … Continue reading

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DRIVING CHARGES

Thursday August 29 2013 – A young man has been charged after a 70-year-old Longwarry man died in a car crash last month. Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives charged 23-year-old Hayden Ball, from Cranbourne, following the fatal collision on July … Continue reading

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RACING OFFICIALS TO PICK UP WHERE POLICE LEFT OFF ON NIKOLIC – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Racing Victoria officials have vowed to continue their investigation into jockey Danny Nikolic, despite police abandoning race-fixing charges against him. The suspected race fix, involving Nikolic’s mount Smoking Aces at Cranbourne in April 2011 is understood to have yielded … Continue reading

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FIGHT WITH FRIENDS KILLED MAN: POLICE – Monday May 6 2013

– A man whose body was found in Carrum Downs on Wednesday died after a fight with friends, police allege. Glenn Carleton, 40, has been charged with manslaughter over the death and faced an out-of-sessions hearing on Thursday night. Police … Continue reading

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BACKYARD BOMBS, FIREWORKS WARNING – Monday April 22 2013

– Police are alarmed by a surge in backyard bombs made of items such as gas canisters. Arson Squad head Jeff Maher said the incidence of improvised explosive devices was increasing in Victoria and warned those responsible could be killed … Continue reading

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ALIBI QUERY A KEY TO KILLER – Friday March 22 2013

– Having initially nabbed the wrong man for the 2002 bashing murder of security guard Slawomir Tomczyk, police are now confident they are closing in on the right one. Peter Samuel Smith spent 11 months on remand before being exonerated … Continue reading

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BREAKTHROUGH IN SMOKING ACES SCANDAL – Sunday December 9 2012

– Police have made a breakthrough in Victoria’s biggest race-fixing probe, uncovering CCTV vision of a relative of Danny Nikolic collecting winnings on a race that the disgraced jockey allegedly fixed. The winnings collected were from bets placed by a … Continue reading

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STEWARDS QUIZZED JOCKEY OVER SUSPECTED RACE-FIX – Tuesday August 7 2012

– Stewards zeroed in immediately on a suspected race fixing sting now believed to have links to those behind the execution of Les Samba. Despite some betting industry sources saying the plunge was not of a scale to “ring alarm … Continue reading

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GRIM DIG FOR TEEN – Friday April 13 2012

– A backyard was dug up last night to search for the body of Gary Adams as his stepfather was charged with his cold case murder. Police searched sheds and began digging up a property in Hughesdale as John Xypolotis, … Continue reading

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