Tag Archives: Sunshine North

THREE ARRESTED OVER DRUG OFFENCES AFTER POLICE RAID – Monday May 6 2013

– Three people have been arrested in relation to illicit drug activity after police raided a property north-west of Melbourne on Saturday. A warrant was executed at a Hillside address about 9am, with local police officers operating in tandem with … Continue reading

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LOAN FRAUD LINKED TO DRUG HOUSES – Monday April 1 2013

– A rogue home loan broker obtained more than $17 million of fraudulent loans for clients, some of whom used the money to buy marijuana grow houses, police allege. Investigations are continuing into Kieu Thi Thanh Huynh, who has approved … Continue reading

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SWOOP REVEALS ASIAN LINKS TO MELBOURNE UNDERWORLD – Saturday March 23 2013

– An Asian organised crime boss arrested in a major police state and federal operation is suspected of engaging in drug trafficking and money laundering with Melbourne’s most prominent Calabrian crime figures. Police swooped on the Melbourne-based international crime syndicate … Continue reading

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$28 MILLION DRUGS BUST – Saturday March 23 2013

– A major international crime syndicate has been smashed, with police seizing drugs valued at $28 million and arresting 27 people. The joint operation between Victoria and Australian Federal Police – codenamed Volante – netted 42 kilograms of the drug … Continue reading

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ARSONISTS: TIME TO PLAY HARDBALL – Friday January 11 2013

– A senior Victorian fire services commander says arson attacks are getting out of control amid calls for more resources to help tackle the scourge. Authorities are probing several suspicious fires that broke out in Melbourne’s north-west this week, and … Continue reading

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