Tag Archives: Crown Casino

MOTHER AND SON IN ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY CON

Wednesday August 21 2013 – A woman who dressed as a guard and tried to steal money from two banks has wept in court as her son, who was involved in similar crimes, was remanded in custody to await sentence. … Continue reading

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KILLER WHO GAMBLED AND LOST – Friday August 16 2013

– The way Daniel James Grieef told it, the morning his wife was found dead, it must have been a robbery gone wrong. He told sceptical detectives his wife, Linda, must have been killed by a burglar who’d broken in … Continue reading

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POLICE CLUES ON MURDER – Tuesday July 30 2013

– Police have revealed a breakthrough in the murder investigation of slain horse trainer Les Samba. Detectives released a previously unseen CCTV image of two men they say spoke to Mr Samba, at Crown Casino, where he was staying, just … Continue reading

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MYSTERIES OF MAD RICHARD’S MURDER – Saturday May 11 2013

– When Thomas Jefferson said, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” he was talking out of his three-pointed hat. What is actually self-evident is that men are not created equal. Compare and contrast … Continue reading

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FAREWELL TO THE ENIGMATIC MR GOLDFINGERS – Wednesday May 8 2013

– Funeral services can reveal secrets the dead don’t take to their grave. But few mourners on Tuesday of Raymond Bertram Bartlett – former truck drivers, publican and owner of King Street “gentlemen’s club” Goldfingers – would have learnt much … Continue reading

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CROWN WORKER DENIES SHIELDING HIGH-ROLLER ACCUSED OF ASSAULT – Tuesday May 7 2013

– A Crown employee yesterday denied changing his story to protect a high-roller accused of groping a pregnant colleague in a lift. A jury has heard marketing manager Herbert Jia told police he saw businessman Xiangcai Yun pull the woman … 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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STATE’S CALL ON BIKIE BAN – Monday April 8 2013

– Outlaw bikies brandishing their colours could be permanently barred from Melbourne pubs and clubs – but only if the Victorian Government empowers authorities to do it. Temporary bans on bikies wearing patches in licensed venues are being enforced elsewhere … Continue reading

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FRIENDS IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Striding past the glistening rows of duty-free liquor, watches and perfume, the two international travellers moved like men who could fight. Richard “Gelly” Gelemanovic had broad shoulders and a confident gait, while his companion, convicted heroin trafficker Amad “Jay” … Continue reading

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BIKIES INFILTRATE POLICE – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Victoria Police has been infiltrated by two of Australia’s leading outlaw bikies – Comanchero president and convicted drug trafficker Amad Malkoun and Toby Mitchell, the Bandidos boss at the centre of the state’s bikie war. The long-standing cultivation of … Continue reading

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