Tag Archives: Magistrate

POLICE TO PROBE COLLINS – Friday April 19 2013

– Notorious double murderer Rodney Collins will be interviewed by police over an allegation of arson allegedly committed more than 15 years ago. A Melbourne magistrate on Thursday granted a detective permission to interview Collins on Friday morning for two … Continue reading

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MOKBEL GIVES UP HIS DNA – Wednesday April 17

– They got their man six years ago, and now they’ve got his deoxyribonucleic acid – DNA. Authorities recently obtained Tony Mokbel’s DNA after the drug boss had, until recently, long refused to supply a sample. It was established last … Continue reading

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FARM GUNS STOLEN – Saturday April 13 2013

– A police sting has uncovered a criminal network stealing guns from farmers. The Herald Sun has been told Taskforce Griffin, set up in February, is probing a breakout in gun crime. More than 100 firearms have been stolen in … Continue reading

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DNA LINK IN RAPE CASE – Friday March 29 2013

– A Melbourne man has been charged with taking part in a gang rape more than 30 years ago after police matched the DNA with frozen evidence, a court has heard. The man, now aged 47, appeared in the Melbourne … Continue reading

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OFFICER KEEPS JOB AFTER ROMANCING BIKIE BOSS – Thursday March 28 2013

– A policewoman who secretly dated a Hells Angels enforcer while he was on bail for a violent crime and a sergeant who maintained close ties to a criminal bikie boss for more than a decade both avoided dismissal in … Continue reading

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VAMPIRE MURDER CASE GOES TO TRIAL – Friday March 22 2013

– A jury will evaluate the evidence of a notorious Victorian career criminal – dismissed as Australia’s most unreliable Crown witness – who has implicated two men charged with the murder of vampire male prostitute Shane Chartres-Abbott. The witness, a … Continue reading

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MURDERER IMPLICATES EX-POLICEMEN IN CASE – Tuesday March 19 2013

– A triple murderer turned star prosecution witness has implicated two former Victoria Police officers over the execution shooting of an accused “vampire” rapist during his trial. He claimed former detective David Waters was given the murder weapon soon after … Continue reading

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BRAVE TOM FACES ACCUSED KILLER – Wednesday March 6th 2013

– The man charged with murdering Jill Meagher is accused of raping the Irish-born ABC employee three times, a court has heard. Adrian Ernest Bayley’s counsel, Helen Spowart, said two additional counts were laid in January. The detail emerged during … Continue reading

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QUIZ FOR KILLERS – Wednesday February 27 2013

– The sadistic killer of a young hairdresser will today be quizzed by police investigating whether he tried to pressure a witness in another murder case. David Patrick Clifford is serving 23 years for murdering Elsa Corp, 26, while he … Continue reading

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MURDER CHARGE – Friday February 22 2013

– A man charged with the murder of a missing St Albans man whose body has not been found appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday. Harvey Spence, 28, allegedly killed Nhan Ngoc Doan, 35, at a Minter Road address in … Continue reading

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