Tag Archives: John Higgs

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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FRIENDS IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Striding past the glistening rows of duty-free liquor, watches and perfume, the two international travellers moved like men who could fight. Richard “Gelly” Gelemanovic had broad shoulders and a confident gait, while his companion, convicted heroin trafficker Amad “Jay” … Continue reading

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STEP BACK TO TIME OF FUNNY GAMES – Saturday March 23 2013

– The reinforced steel doors have gone but the walk up the narrow stairs was eerily familiar – even though it is the knees, not the floorboards, that creak these days. Long gone are the patrons of the past – … Continue reading

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CROOKED BOUNCE INTO ARMS OF CRIMS – Saturday February 9 2013

– The undercover detective didn’t need to check official records to identify the heavy lurking in the corner of the pub, there to protect one of Australia’s biggest speed dealers. Just a few weeks earlier, the policeman, along with 60,000 … Continue reading

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GATTO SPORT BET PROBE – Saturday February 9 2013

– Underworld figure and businessman Mick Gatto has been probed over suspected links to an offshore sports gambling business, despite being banned from Victoria’s casino and racetracks. The Herald Sun has learned the one-time bouncer and lookout at illegal two-up … Continue reading

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