Tag Archives: Preston

Four Charged And Arrested In Preston

September 29th, 2016 Police have arrested four people in relation to alleged drug and weapon offences following a routine patrol in Preston early this morning. Operational Response Unit were patrolling outside a hotel on Bell Street just before 1 am … Continue reading

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LOST BOY ON TRAIN FOUND 229 MILES AWAY

– To most five-year-olds, it would have been a cause for panic. But when Shabaaz Iqbal lost his mother and four brothers in a busy store, he decided to use his head. Since they had arrived on the train for … Continue reading

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DISCUSSION OF $150,000 BY ALLEGED MATCH-FIXER OVERHEARD BY POLICE PHONE TAP

Tuesday September 17 2013 – An accused match-fixing Australian ringleader mentioned $150,000 during a phone call taped by police before a soccer game last week, a court has heard. Investigators allege about 440 recorded calls by Segaran “Gerry” Gsubramaniam indicated … Continue reading

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RAPE ACCUSED WAS ‘POSSESSED BY ANCESTOR’ – Saturday June 29 2013

– A tourist from Holland has claimed she was subjected to six weeks of sexual and physical abuse, mental trauma and a death “ritual” in a Melbourne hotel by a man possessed by an ancestor. The woman, 22, has told … Continue reading

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GANG-RAPE ARRESTS – Wednesday June 5 2013

– Five teenagers have been arrested over the shocking gang-rape of a homeless girl in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. Detectives yesterday questioned three of the young men over allegations the victim was lured to a lane and attacked in Brunswick in … Continue reading

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FUGITIVE MAY HAVE USED FALSE ID – Saturday January 12 2013

– A fugitive associate of the world’s most infamous arms trafficker arrested in Melbourne this week apparently entered Australia on a false passport. The Department of Immigration said it was likely that Richard Chichakli – who was arrested after applying … 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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FLEET FOOTED – Monday July 2 2012

– Police fear someone will be hurt by a well-dressed gunman on a Melbourne robbery rampage. The robber, known by detectives as the Shiny Shoes Bandit, has struck four times in the past nine days. He walked into a Smith … Continue reading

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BOOZY BUNGLE – Sunday May 27 2012

– The boys in blue had red faces last week after being forced into a U-turn for naming an operation targeting drink-drivers after a popular beer brand. Victoria Police announced Operation Boags would have officers set up roadblocks to capture … Continue reading

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TASKFORCE SWOOPS – Saturday April 28 2012

– The arrest of four people linked to crime gangs that terrorised gaming venues is “extremely significant”, police say. Heavily armed Special Operations Group police were among officers from Taskforce Sampson who swooped early yesterday. A man and three women … Continue reading

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