Tag Archives: Gold Coast

COCAINE YACHTS SAILING THE HIGH SEAS

Friday September 6 2013 – By the time the crippled yacht ran aground on a lonely Tongan atoll, the body on board was so badly decomposed the local police wondered if it would ever be identified. But that wasn’t the … Continue reading

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GABLE TOSTEE TO PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO MURDER

August 15 2014 – Police have charged Gold Coast man Gable Tostee with murder following investigations into a Surfers Paradise highrise death plunge last week. Police said Tostee, 28, was processed at Surfers Paradise police station after being arrested at … Continue reading

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ELDERLY MAN CHARGED FOR ALLEGEDLY STABBING PARTNER TO DEATH AT SOUTHPORT HOME ON QUEENSLAND’S GOLD COAST

– An elderly man has been charged over the stabbing murder of his partner in Southport on the Gold Coast. Police were called to the couple’s suburban home about 8:00am yesterday. Officers found the body of a 69-year-old grandmother, who … 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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PNG ‘DIRTY MONEY’ TRAIL LEADS TO AUSTRALIA – Wednesday June 2013

– Millions of dollars allegedly corruptly obtained from the PNG government has been siphoned to Australian banks, confidential banking documents reveal. Fairfax Media has also confirmed that Australian bank NAB recently increased its due diligence on some money transfers from … Continue reading

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POLICE BOOST REWARD IN COLD-CASE MURDER – Thursday May 23 2013

– A $500,000 reward is being offered to solve the murder of a Victorian man, who police fear was killed by a “psychopath” linked to another slaying and at least six rapes. Rodney James Mitchell was killed 30 years ago … 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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CATCH HIM IF YOU CAN: POSH JOSH’S LONG RUN ENDS IN ARREST – Sunday February 10 2013

– Josh had been on the run for days, making it nearly halfway across the country before he was arrested. Afraid the authorities were on to his latest scam, the veteran conman had panicked, fleeing the Gold Coast, allegedly in … Continue reading

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DANNY NOT IN ON BET – Tuesday January 29 2013

– Champion jockey Danny Nikolic did not make a cent from a race he is accused of fixing, his brother says. John Nikolic told the Herald Sun he and others won $60,000 from the race at the centre of the … Continue reading

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MATES REACH FOR THE SKY – Monday November 26 2012

– Most retired Special Air Service soldiers work in the security industry, but Danny Hogan and Wayne Jones have broken the mould thanks to fallen comrade Blaine Diddams. Both men served alongside Sergeant Diddims before he was killed in action … Continue reading

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