Tag Archives: drug possession

POLICE ARREST 15 IN BLITZ ON DRUGS – Monday June 24 2013

– Police arrested 15 partygoers during a blitz on drugs in Melbourne’s CBD on Saturday night. Victoria Police launched Operation Regem earlier this year after a significant number of drug overdoses in the King Street area. A 22-year-old St Kilda … Continue reading

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MUSCLED INTO JAIL – Saturday June 15 2013

– A bodybuilder who helped steal almost half a million dollars in a clever scam to rob banks has been jailed for at least 15 months. Rocky Paul Bornino and accomplices masqueraded as Armaguard or Chubb guards,walking into banks and … Continue reading

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COURT HEARS PAIR ARGUED OVER SEX BEFORE SHOOTING – Friday May 3 2013

– Kara Doyle was fatally shot in the stomach by her boyfriend after the pair argued over him asking another woman to be part of a sex act, a court has been told. Mehmet Torun, 25, is alleged to have … 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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POLICE CHARGED IN BIKIE PROBES – Tuesday April 23 2013

– Two police officers are facing an array of charges, including drug, weapons and misconduct offences, after separate Victoria Police investigations aimed at outlaw motorcycle clubs. Senior Constable David Branov, an officer of seven years’ experience, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates … Continue reading

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POLICEMAN ACCUSED OF PERVERTING COURSE OF JUSTICE – Tuesday April 23 2013

– A police officer arrested last week as part of an operation focused on outlaw motorcycle gangs faces charges of releasing police information, perverting the course of justice and possessing drugs and an unregistered gun. Senior Constable David Branov, 41, … Continue reading

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FATAL SHOOTING OF WOMAN NOT THE RESULT OF DRUG ARGUMENT, POLICE SAY – Monday April 8 2013

– Homicide detectives have ruled out a dispute over drugs before a 21-year-old woman was shot at St Albans. Up to five people were inside the Currunghi Court house where the Keilor Downs woman was fatally wounded about 5am on … Continue reading

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DEADLY WEEKEND SHOCKS STATE – Monday April 8 2013

– Homicide detectives are investigating the killing of three people at the weekend. Two of the victims were women, and their attackers we still at large last night. In the third case, the brother of the victim was charged with … Continue reading

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HANG OUT WITH DOGS, BE HOUNDED BY FLEAS – Saturday March 30 2013

– It was an office Christmas party like many others. Too much grog led a middle manager to try to prove he was still one of the nosy, and so he led the charge to one of Melbourne’s well-known strip … 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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