Tag Archives: Port Melbourne

Speeding Jet Ski Rider Strikes And Kills Swimmer

May 8th, 2015 A jet ski driver who was speeding in an exclusion zone off Port Melbourne when he struck and killed a swimmer was “fanging” the machine, a witness told police. The County Court also heard on Friday that other witnesses … Continue reading

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BIKIE DRUG BOAT, POLICE PROBE CRIME GANG LINK TO SPIRIT OF TASMANIA – Friday August 9 2013 –

– The Spirit of Tasmania is at the heart of a police investigation into criminals with links to Bandido bikie enforcer Toby Mitchell. A multi-agency probe is under way into fears of gun and drug trafficking on the ferry. Port … Continue reading

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RECORD CASH HAUL CHARGES – Sunday June 9 2013

– A man targeted in a police raid that seized a record hail of cash and drugs has been committed to stand trial. David Ilic, 42, was arrested after police during Operation Showroom raided a Port Melbourne Kennards storage facility … 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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GUNMAN IN THE STREET – Tuesday May 14 2013

– Trendy Port Melbourne went into lockdown as a man fired shots in the air while holding police at bay in a tense standoff. Residents were ordered off the street as police in bullet-proof vests and carrying machine guns surrounded … Continue reading

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COPS LIFT PROFILE AS THE FINKS HIT TOWN – Sunday March 10 2013

– Police seized one bike and conducted licence and drug tests to welcome up to 200 members of The Finks Motorcycle Club into Victoria yesterday. The police operation came just hours after a drive-by shooting that is believed to be … Continue reading

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FEARS THAT BENDIGO FIRE WILL IGNITE BIKIE WAR AS GANGS WEIGH UP FIGHT – Saturday 9 2013

– Police are investigating whether a suspicious fire at a Bendigo motorcycle gang’s clubhouse is the first strike in a feared bikie war. The fire, which ignited early on Friday morning, destroyed the headquarters of the Satan’s Soldiers – a … Continue reading

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FINK YOU’LL HEAR THEM – Saturday March 9 2013

– The Finks outlaw motorcycle club will roar into Victoria today, the first of two national runs heading for Melbourne within a month. Finks members from Western Australia and South Australia, along with their Victorian hosts, will roar out of … Continue reading

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BANDIDO BUST – Friday March 8 2013

– Police raids on Bandidos strongholds found drugs and ammunition stashed in the bikie gang’s Brunswick fortress. Echo Taskforce detectives arrived about 1:30pm yesterday to find the Weston Street clubhouse empty, but injured Bandido enforcer Toby Mitchell let them in. … Continue reading

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HANDYMAN TO START TRIAL – Tuesday December 18 2012

– A self-professed handyman charged with murdering renowned sex industry identity, Johanna “Jazzy O” Martin, was the last person to talk to her on the phone before she died, a court has been told. A committal hearing for Steve Constantinou … Continue reading

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