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Crime Prevention Program Receives $10,000 Boost After Bag Snatchers Target Muslim Women

September 22nd, 2016 A SPATE of handbag thefts targeting Muslim women in Geelong’s north has moved the Government to give $10,000 to a program aimed at reducing the crime. The State Government funding was announced on Wednesday by Police Minister … Continue reading

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Torquay Man Charged With Stealing Mail & Creating False Accounts

September 22nd, 2016 A Torquay man charged with stealing mail and other people’s ID to allegedly create false bank accounts has been refused bail.   Zac Warren, 28, appeared in Geelong Magistrates’ Court on Thursday facing a number of charges … Continue reading

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HARRIS BRUSHES OFF WOES – Saturday April 27 2013

– Devastated Rolf Harris has turned to his passion for art to deal with the trauma of being accused of sex abuse, his wife says. Harris, 83, was arrested last month by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the … 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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POLICE LAND IN WAVES TO BLITZ BEACHES – Monday December 10 2012

– The signs that Christmas is upon us include the Myer window display, bad carol music in every department store and the news police are set to blitz Victoria’s holiday hot-spots. But this year will be different: members of the … Continue reading

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MAN’S FAMILY FEARS FOUL PLAY – Thursday October 13 2011

– The family of a businessman found dead in his burnt-out car are baffled why someone would want to kill him. Police are investigating the death of Torquay man Mark Scherini, 55. They believe the seafood executive met with foul … Continue reading

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