Tag Archives: Shepparton

Police Charge Man Linked To Reclaim Australia During Counter-terror Raid

August 7th, 2016 Victoria’s Joint Counter-Terrorism Team has laid charges after raids on three properties linked to a man affiliated with anti-immigration group Reclaim Australia. Phillip Galea, 31, was arrested at a property in Ballarat Road, Braybrook, on Saturday afternoon. He was charged … Continue reading

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Book extract: Homicide detective Ron Iddles really has seen it all

July 31st, 2016 Homicide detective Ron Iddles has seen it all, including the surprise discovery of a dead body at a media conference. “YOU have to be prepared to lead your staff even if it means stripping down to your … Continue reading

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Over 25 years in homicide, Ron Iddles, has arguably achieved more results than any other homicide cop in the country. 

March 23rd, 2014 Between five and six each weekday morning, Steven Bradley caught the bus to a Brisbane veterinary surgery to groom people’s pets and mop the floors. But on Wednesday, March 12, Victoria’s best-known homicide cop, Ron Iddles, knocked … Continue reading

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STABBED WITH BOTTLE – Sunday August 4 2013

– A man is in hospital suffering serious injuries after he was stabbed repeatedly with a broken bottle in Dandenong. The stabbing happened in Wilma Avenue when two men got into an argument at about 8:20pm on Friday. Police said … 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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THIRD TIME UNLUCKY FOR MAN KILLED IN FIRE – Wednesday July 10 2013

– A Shepparton man, who died in a fire in his neighbour’s house, was staying there because he had burnt down his two homes by smoking in bed. Gary Taylor, 52, was found by firefighters within 1 metre of an … Continue reading

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RATS WINNING RACE – Thursday May 16 2013

– As the Waterhouses v Singleton saga limps to a convenient dead-heat, NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy isn’t the only one wrestling with the problem of who sleeps with whom – and what they talk about. That dilemma has spread … Continue reading

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COUNTRY COPS SUSPECTED OF SABOTAGING BIKIE RAIDS – Thursday May 16 2013

– Victoria Police internal “spy catchers” are set to investigate officers suspected of corrupt or improper relationships with outlaw motorcycle gangs in the Goulburn Valley. But any moves by the anti-corruption Taskforce Eagle will not come as a surprise to … Continue reading

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CRASH HORROR – Saturday October 13 2012

– One person is dead and four were fighting for life in hospital overnight after a horror road crash in the state’s north. Emergency services were alerted at 1:40pm to the chaotic scene in Tatura, west of Shepparton, after a … Continue reading

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POLICE TARGET DRUNKS – Friday December 2 2011

– Police have vowed to crack down on drunken and anti-social behaviour in the lead-up to Christmas. Operation Unite, aimed at reducing violent and disorderly behaviour, started today and will continue until Sunday. Deputy Police Commissioner Kieran Walshe said extra … Continue reading

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