Tag Archives: Northcote

SIX WOMEN MURDERED BUT STILL NO CONVICTION – Saturday August 17 2013

– Long before kids collected hundreds of friends through Facebook, Vicki Reid had a handful she thought would remain her mates forever. In the days when Berwick was more country than outer Melbourne, the kids from the local high school … Continue reading

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TEENAGE THUGS IN VIOLENT RAMPAGE – Monday June 3 2013

– A violent teenage gang is terrorising Melbourne, with a police specialist armed robbery taskforce admitting the thugs are responsible for 80% of its workload. The gang, called ‘Kill Your Rivals”, is the centre of hundreds of investigations after inflicting … Continue reading

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BETRAYAL: CORRUPT COPPERS MOONLIGHT AS BIKIE SPIES – Tuesday May 7 2013

– It was the call Chief Commissioner Ken Lay dreaded taking. Assistant Commissioner Emmett Dunne (Professional Standards Command) was on the line to tell him they had a major problem – a catastrophic one. Confidential police documents had been found … Continue reading

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BURGLARY ON HOME OF OVERSEAS STUDENTS

Thursday April 4 2013 – The Northcote home of some young overseas students has even robbed of $5000 worth of computers, cameras, cash, passports and credit cards. The thieves broke into the Latham Street house between midday and 5pm on … Continue reading

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ROBBER USED GOLF CLUB – Saturday March 9 2013

– Police are searching for a man who tried to rob a Northcote service station armed with a golf club – while wearing a high-visibility vest and a hat likened to a tram conductor’s cap. Detectives say a man wielding … Continue reading

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SCORES NETTED IN ROAD BLITZ – Monday December 17 2012

– A weekend police operation in St Kilda stopped more than 1000 drivers as part of an ongoing Christmas traffic crackdown. Port Phillip Highway Patrol targeted Greeves Street and Grey Street in St Kilda on Friday and Saturday nights, with … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE WALLS LIVES EVIL PAST REDEMPTION – Wednesday October 31 2012

– There is nothing more easier than writing thundering columns  bagging dead gangsters and live judges. That is because one can’t defend themselves and the other rarely bothers. And while their core values (and core temperatures) are markedly different, both … Continue reading

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TABLES TURN ON FEARED KILLER – Tuesday September 25 2012

– There are crims who, despite possessing a chronic streak of dishonesty, can be quite charming. Rodney Charles Collins is not one of them. At a time when many gangsters have become household names Collins remains nearly anonymous, partially because … Continue reading

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