Tag Archives: Heidelberg

MELBOURNE TAXI DRIVER FOUND SHOT DEAD IN HIS CAB

March 1 1916 – A mysterious and diabolical crime was perpetrated at Heidelberg yesterday morning. William Haines, a chauffeur, employed by the Globe Motor and Taxi Company Limited, Queen’s Bridge street, South Melbourne, was found huddled up dead on the … Continue reading

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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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DETECTIVE TELLS INQUEST OF ‘CATASTROPHIC’ INVESTIGATION – Tuesday June 18 2013

– A Victoria Police investigation into the violent death of a patient at a state-run psychiatric hospital was “manifestly inadequate”, with crucial physical evidence not collected and potential witnesses not questioned, a scathing report by the Homicide Squad has found. … Continue reading

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MAD DOG HUNT – Friday March 1 2013

– A sadistic rapist on the run after a vicious assault on his girlfriend has five days’ head start. Fugitive Antonio Loguancio, 40, whose sickening violence has seen him dubbed “Mad Dog”, was on bail on weapons and drugs charges … Continue reading

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NANDO’S STORES HIT – Saturday December 8 2012

– Police are hunting for eight men believed to be responsible for burglaries that have netted more than $100,000 from fast-food stores across Melbourne. Two men – a 30-year-old from Thomastown and a 20-year-old from Heidelberg – have been charged … Continue reading

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KILLERS DODGE JUSTICE – Monday November 26 2012

– Police have all but given up on solving the broad daylight killing of standover man Brian Kane – gunned down in a Brunswick pub 30 years ago today. In 2009 there was hope within the force they would cut … Continue reading

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REVENGE IS SWEET…BUT RARELY WORTH IT – Friday November 25 2011

– When it comes to motivation for murder and mayhem. Hollywood has always been a sucker for Revenge. From “Robin Hood” to “The Godfather”, Charles Bronson to Mel Gibson, drama heroes have made an art of getting their own back. … Continue reading

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