Tag Archives: Gippsland

MAN DIES IN CRASH – Sunday July 28 2013

– A man died and another was left nursing serious injuries after a two-car collision in Gippsland on Friday night. Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit believe a 70-year-old man died instantly when a Ford Focus hatch travelling east … Continue reading

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STUPIDITY CAN BE A REAL KILLER – June 14 2013

– Why do people kill each other? The answer is, almost always for stupid reasons. Tom Rippon, who died last week – of natural causes, we hasten to add – took that view and he knew a bit about homicide. … Continue reading

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WARNING OVER BIKIE GANGS RECRUITING IN BUSH TOWNS – Sunday April 28 2013

– Bikie gangs are flexing their muscle in regional Victoria, recruiting local criminals to bolster their ranks and infiltrate towns that may provide fresh markets. But police are confident of stopping their spread, revealing that a fledgling Rebels chapter in … Continue reading

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CULPRITS MAY FACE COSTS OF PUTTING OUT RECKLESS FIRES – Saturday April 27 2013

– People caught recklessly igniting bushfires could be forced to pay the cost of extinguishing the blazes, potentially totalling millions of dollars, as part of a Victoria Police crackdown. Arson Squad head Jeff Maher said there had been a growing … Continue reading

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CULPRITS MAY FACE COSTS OF PUTTING OUT RECKLESS FIRES – Saturday April 27 2013

– People caught recklessly igniting bushfires could be forced to pay the cost of extinguishing the blazes, potentially totalling millions of dollars, as part of a Victoria Police crackdown. Arson Squad head Jeff Maher said there had been a growing … Continue reading

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GUILTY PLEA OVER KIDNAP AND RAPES – Monday March 25 2013

– A former aeronautical engineer who meticulously planned the abduction, imprisonment and repeated rape of a woman he chained up in a purpose-built soundproof room at a secluded Gippsland property has pleaded guilty to multiple offences. Michael Allen Pilgrim, 34, … Continue reading

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OLD-STYLE COPPER’S WORD WAS THE LAW – Saturday March 9 2013

– If Jack “Sailor” Manley had managed to find his sea legs, then perhaps a legend of policing would never have been created. They buried him the other day after he finally died, aged 95, remembered as a copper who … Continue reading

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POLICE INVESTIGATE ARSON THEORY IN ABERFELDY BLAZE – Sunday January 20 2013

– Victoria Police believe the deadly blaze that claimed one life, destroyed more than 50,000 hectares of land and razed several Gippsland properties may have been deliberately lit. Arson Squad detectives are focusing on a camping spot near the township … Continue reading

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MAN CHARGED FOLLOWING FATAL STABBING – Sunday December 23 2012

– A Traralgon man has been charged with murder after a man was fatally stabbed in Gippsland early on Saturday morning. Homicide Squad detectives have charged William Scriven, 33, with one count of murder following the death of a 32-year-old … Continue reading

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JAIL SUSPECT’S BRUTAL PAST – Friday February 3 2012

– A suspect in a brutal jail killing is doing time over one of the prison system’s most sickening attacks. Ali Ali is under investigation over the fatal bashing of Colin Johnson at Fulham Prison in Gippsland. Johnson, 53, was … Continue reading

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