Tag Archives: drug trafficking

DRUG KING DEPORTED – Monday July 8 2013

– A drug trafficker believed to be the biggest cocaine smuggler in the world has been deported to Italy from Colombia after being arrested in a Bogota shopping mall with fake Venezuelan papers. Referred to by Colombian authorities as the … Continue reading

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DRUG MARKET ON THE MOVE – Monday July 1 2013

– Ice dealers are moving away from inner-city hot spots to the suburbs. Police data released exclusively to the Herald Sun shows Melbourne’s fast growing outer suburbs have an ever-increasing number of drug users and dealers. Investigators have warned criminal … Continue reading

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FORGOTTEN CASUALTY OF THE GANGLAND WAR – Monday June 24 2013

– It was the forgotten murder of Victoria’s underworld killings, a small-time Queensland drug criminal who was found dumped on Melbourne’s western fringe in November 2001. Among the thieves and drug dealers of the underworld, Wayne Boyd’s execution was known … Continue reading

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GANGLAND THREAT – Monday June 17 2013

– A man arrested over his links to an alleged commercial drug trafficking operation has been refused bail because of fears of another gangland war. Magistrate Peter Reardon refused to release a 41-year-old man on bail a day after he … Continue reading

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BENT COP’S DRUG RING – Saturday June 15 2013

– A rogue cop at the centre of Victoria Police’s leaks scandal was running a large-scale drug operation from his home, where thousands of sensitive police documents were found, a court has heard. The ‘Herald Sun’ can reveal drugs, scales, … Continue reading

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THE COPS, THE CROOKS AND THE KILLINGS – Friday June 14 2013

– Donald Mackay knew he was marked down as an enemy of the drug-growing families of the irrigated farmlands around Griffith, New South Wales, and the secret syndicate that ran them. He had been exposed as the covert informant of … Continue reading

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MAFIA VICTIM HUNT – Thursday June 13 2013

– Detectives are hopeful of a major breakthrough in the Calabrian mafia murder of anti-drugs campaigner Donald Mackay in 1977. Police armed with search warrants and earthmoving equipment yesterday began searching a property just west of Hay, New South Wales, … Continue reading

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RECORD CASH HAUL CHARGES – Sunday June 9 2013

– A man targeted in a police raid that seized a record hail of cash and drugs has been committed to stand trial. David Ilic, 42, was arrested after police during Operation Showroom raided a Port Melbourne Kennards storage facility … Continue reading

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CHARGES LAID ON LEAKS – Saturday June 8 2013

– Police have laid charges over one of the largest leaks of law enforcement data in Victoria’s history. Detectives arrested and charged a 38-year-old Melbourne man on Friday. The man, who is not a police officer, is facing charges of … Continue reading

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BIKIE LEAK CHARGES – Saturday June 8 2013

– Investigators probing large-scale police leaking to outlaw bikies have arrested and charged another man. Taskforce Keel detectives charged a Seddon man, 38, with perverting the course of justice and trafficking a commercial quantity of a drug, said to be … Continue reading

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