Tag Archives: Queensland

COCAINE YACHTS SAILING THE HIGH SEAS

Friday September 6 2013 – By the time the crippled yacht ran aground on a lonely Tongan atoll, the body on board was so badly decomposed the local police wondered if it would ever be identified. But that wasn’t the … Continue reading

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NEW HOPE FOR AUSTRALIAN COLD CASE HOMICIDES

May 24 2014 Pia Navida’s killer was jailed this week 22 years after he killed her. Source: News Limited It took more than two decades, but this week the man who killed Pia Navida was finally brought to justice. Steve … Continue reading

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NEXT CHAPTER OF BIKIE WAR NOT FAR AWAY

Wednesday August 28 2013 – Another battle in the bloodiest bikie war in history could erupt in Victoria as the Hells Angels move against members of the notorious Canadian gang Rock Machine. Police say Rock Machine members trying to establish … Continue reading

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SWINDLER MAY SUE – Thursday August 15 2013

– A man who admitted to swindling the National Australia Bank out of hundreds of thousands of dollars is now considering suing the bank, a key investigator says. Daniel Saunders spent almost $500,000 on hotel suites, high-end fashion, restaurants and … Continue reading

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HUNT FOR FUGITIVE – Wednesday August 14 2013

– A man charged over a number of sex assaults is being hunted by police after failing to appear at court. Dion Hayes, 39, from Campbellfield, did not turn up to Melbourne Magistrates Court last month and detectives are appealing … Continue reading

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COP WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE BY ACCIDENT – Friday July 26 2013

– Is there a statute of limitations on police corruption? Now that Detective Senior Sergeant Jeff Smith has finally quit “the job”, he’s decided to come clean about something that happened in 1985. Smith was in the Major Crime Squad, … Continue reading

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VAMPIRE INQUIRY ALIVE – Saturday July 6 2013

– The man accused of killing Shane Chartres-Abbott has faced court, 10 years after the self-proclaimed vampire gigolo was gunned down. Mark Adrian Perry, 45, appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday charged with the 28-year-old’s murder. And police say … Continue reading

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ASSASSINATION CLAIMED CAREERS, REPUTATIONS – Thursday July 4 2013

– The execution of “vampire” gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott set off a chain reaction that still reverberates a decade later. Careers were ruined, a global manhunt was triggered and police were named as suspects in a crime that shocked Melbourne. His … Continue reading

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BIKIE BOSS AND HIS GUN RUNNING MATES – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Bikie boss Amad “Jay” Malkoun, who served more than a decade in jail for heroin trafficking, has alleged links with a gang of arms traders. A Herald Sun investigation has uncovered alleged connections between Comanchero boss Malkoun and a … Continue reading

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OFFICER ‘MISLED POLICE’ OVER DEATH – Friday June 28 2013

– A coroner has raised serious questions about the conduct of a senior Warrnambool police officer over the death of a man punched outside a pub by one of the officer’s friends. Coroner Jane Hendtlass said Acting Sergeant Chris Moloney … Continue reading

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