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POLICE CHARGED IN BIKIE PROBES – Tuesday April 23 2013

– Two police officers are facing an array of charges, including drug, weapons and misconduct offences, after separate Victoria Police investigations aimed at outlaw motorcycle clubs. Senior Constable David Branov, an officer of seven years’ experience, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates … Continue reading

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DRUG RAID NETS SIX, INCLUDING EX-ROO – Thursday April 18 2013

– A former North Melbourne footballer is one of six people arrested in drug raids by a joint taskforce including Victoria Police, Customs and Australian Federal Police. The Trident Taskforce arrested them and seized cocaine, steroids, human growth hormones, cash … Continue reading

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FARM GUNS STOLEN – Saturday April 13 2013

– A police sting has uncovered a criminal network stealing guns from farmers. The Herald Sun has been told Taskforce Griffin, set up in February, is probing a breakout in gun crime. More than 100 firearms have been stolen in … Continue reading

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TAINTED PROPERTY CAN SAVE LIVES – Monday April 8 2013

– Most of us are probably unaware of the term “tainted property”, but it is a beautiful phrase from an unlikely source. It emerged from the beige back rooms of the law in which there are men and women who … Continue reading

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HANG OUT WITH DOGS, BE HOUNDED BY FLEAS – Saturday March 30 2013

– It was an office Christmas party like many others. Too much grog led a middle manager to try to prove he was still one of the nosy, and so he led the charge to one of Melbourne’s well-known strip … Continue reading

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MEET MR BIG…MUSCLES, TATTS AND BIKIE MATES – Thursday March 28 2013

– Gym owner Tony Doherty is a man who doesn’t discriminate. Much like the courts, his gyms are among the few places where elite sportspeople rub shoulders with underworld figures, policemen – even judges. Sometimes they are scenes of drama. … Continue reading

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TOP COP ACTS TO REDRAW – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Ken Lay is not the sort who likes to make a big noise. When he became Chief Commissioner in 2011 his aim was to go about his business as quietly as possible, avoiding the controversy that has dogged the … Continue reading

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COPS IN STEROID CLAIM – Monday March 25 2013

– An anti-ageing clinic operator linked to the drugs in sport controversy has been accused of trafficking steroids with police officers. The Herald Sun can reveal that a serving police officer has been accused of dealing in steroids with Derek … Continue reading

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DRUG MULE CAN STAY – Sunday January 6 2013

– A Kiwi drug runner dubbed the Baby Whisperer, jailed after being caught up in Melbourne’s brutal underworld war, has beaten a deportation order and will be allowed to remain in Australia. The former nightclub bouncer – who can’t be … Continue reading

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GANGS SPREAD CRIME WINGS OVERSEAS – Monday September 10 2012

– Australia’s home-grown “outlaw” bikie gangs are aggressively expanding overseas, establishing networks beyond the jurisdiction of national crime fighting authorities. The Rebels, Australia’s largest club, founded by millionaire businessman Alex Vella, and the Comanchero Motorcycle Club are opening chapters in … Continue reading

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