Tag Archives: Epping

FAKE MONEY ALERT FOR MELBOURNE’S NORTH – Friday July 12 2013

– An abundance of counterfeit $100 and $50 notes being circulated in Melbourne’s north has prompted police to call for greater vigilance. Victoria Police spokeswoman Kelly Yates said detectives were investigating about 40 reports of fake notes being used at … 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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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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BIKIE HOME, STILL RIDDLED WITH BULLETS

– Wounded bikie Daniel Pegoraro has left hospital, still riddled with bullets. The Hells Angel, who was shot in the driveway of his Epping home on Sunday night, has returned home with bullets lodged in his back. Daniel’s father, Joe, … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE DIRECTORS CHARGED OVER MARIJUANA CROP – Sunday March 10 2013

– Two directors of a high-profile real estate franchise have been charged after police allegedly uncovered cannabis crops in a number of residential properties in Melbourne’s north. The joint owners of Barry Plant Real Estate’s Epping branch and another man … Continue reading

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POLICE CRACKDOWN AIMS TO AVERT ALL-OUT GANG WAR – Thursday March 7 2013

– A falling out between Toby Mitchell and Lebanese members of the Bandidos has sparked fears of a war between the gang and the Hells Angels. Several Lebanese crime figures associated with the Bandidos are believed to have been recruited … Continue reading

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SUBURBS BLAZE ARREST – Wednesday February 20 2013

– A man has been arrested over a huge fire on Melbourne’s northern fringe that destroyed one house and burnt through 2000 hectares. Detectives from Whittlesea CIU arrested the Geelong man yesterday over the fire, which threatened the suburbs of … Continue reading

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POLICE HUNT FOR CAR PARK SHOOTER – Friday January 18 2013

– Police have swooped on BMWs but are yet to find a driver who shot a shopper at point-blank range in front of his four nieces in a supermarket car park. The 30-year-old victim, who returned a friendly wave before … Continue reading

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A PERFECT MURDER EXCEPT FOR ONE BIG MISCALCULATION – Saturday December 15 2012

– It would have been the perfect murder if the little man sitting on the offender’s shoulder would just shut up. The victim went missing months earlier, his body disappeared long ago and the crime scene was cleaned just like … Continue reading

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RECYCLE MYSTERY – Sunday July 15 2012

– Thousands of tonnes of plastic are being sent to landfill each year after a Melbourne company with a world-first technique of recycling was shut down after a mystery three-year police investigation. Melbourne businessman Garry Price and polymer engineer Greg … Continue reading

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