Tag Archives: shootings

SNIPER ARREST – Thursday June 27 2013

– A German truck driver has confessed to being the mysterious “Autobahn Sniper” who over five years fired more than 700 shots at passing vehicles on highways, citing “anger and frustration about traffic” as his motive, according to police. The … Continue reading

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POLICE THWART BIKIES’ SHOWDOWN AT NIGHTCLUB – Saturday June 22 2013

– A potentially violent confrontation was thwarted by poodle after dozens of Hells Angels descended on an inner-city Bandidos-linked nightspot in a suspected bid to find the culprits who shot up their new clubhouse. The Herald Sun understands between 30 … Continue reading

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DRIVE-BY SHOOTING PROMPTS CEASEFIRE DEMAND – Tuesday June 18 2013

– A man linked to outlaw bikie gangs and a corrupt police officer has come under fire in a drive-by shooting. The Doveton home of Mick Mantzaris, who featured on the cover of the book ‘Leadbelly’ standing outside a gangland … Continue reading

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HELLS ANGELS UNDER FIRE – Monday June 17 2013

– Up to 30 rounds have been fired into the Hells Angels’ newest Melbourne clubhouse in a feared escalation of an emerging bikie war. A machine gun or semi-automatic weapon was used in the attack on the Angels’ Nomads chapter … Continue reading

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SHOT TWICE BUT SILENT – Tuesday June 4 2013

– A member of a notorious Melbourne family has refused to help police trying to catch the gunman who out a bullet in his head. Ali Chaouk has been described as a marked man after being shot yesterday for the … Continue reading

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GUN AIMED AT MAN’S HEAD ‘FAILED TO FIRE’ – Friday May 31 2013

– Former AFL player William “Billy” Nicholls aimed a gun at a man’s head before shooting him in the leg, a court has heard. Mr Nicholls, 32, who played 16 games for Hawthorn and Richmond from 2001 to 2004, was … Continue reading

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FOOTY PLAYER WARNED ON BAIL – Friday May 31 2013

– Former AFL player Billy Nicholls allegedly kept a diary detailing his descent into a life of crime and drug use, a court heard yesterday. Nicholls was allowed bail by the Supreme Court after being arrested in April and charged … Continue reading

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THREE JAILED AFTER VENGEANCE ATTACKS – Saturday May 25 2013

– A Melbourne judge has imposed long prison terms on three men for their “primitive and lawless” notions of vengeance and punishment inflicted on a kidnap victim. Judge Felicity Hampel told the men the world they and their victim had … Continue reading

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THEY’RE GANGING UP – Monday May 13 2013

– Warring outlaw bikie gangs, the Hells Angels and Bandidos, have been recruiting members of rival Middle-Eastern families. The Chaouks, who have members inside and outside prison “patched up” with the Hells Angels, are being pitted against their mortal enemies, … Continue reading

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A FALLEN STAR – Saturday May 4 2013

– There are those who would tell you Billy Nicholls should be in the twilight of a successful AFL career. A gifted junior footballer, he starred on debut, aged 15, against hardened men in a tough Geelong competition. Five years … Continue reading

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