Tag Archives: Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay

POLICE INVESTIGATE WHETHER DEAD TERROR SUSPECT ACTED ALONE

September 25, 2014 – Mates of dead terror suspect Numan Haider — who were with him at Hungry Jack’s shortly before his knife attack on two officers — are being ­investigated by police. Also in Melbourne’s developing terrorist saga: It … Continue reading

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FOOTBALL: A BEAUTIFUL GAME OF MUSIC TO A MATCH-FIXER’S EARS

Tuesday September 17 2013 – Some in the crowd thought the international referee had lost his marbles – or at the very least the pea from his whistle. What else could explain why he refused to call time on the … Continue reading

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EXACTLY HOW SERIOUS IS VICTORIA POLICE ON FAMILY VIOLENCE?

I’m quite seriously in disbelief at this letter from Victoria Police in response to a complaint being made by a member of the public (a mother of three) for a breach of intervention order by the victim’s ex-husband, who attended … Continue reading

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VICTORIAN AUDITOR-GENERAL CRITICISES CRIMINAL ASSET SEIZURE SCHEME

Thursday September 5 2013 – The scheme confiscating assets from Victorian criminals is operating poorly and hampering efforts to deter criminal activity, state Auditor-General John Doyle has said. In a report into the asset confiscation scheme tabled in Parliament on … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN AUDITOR-GENERAL SLAMS POLICE FAILURE

Thursday September 5 2013 – Criminals are keeping their proceeds of crime because of a failure of Victoria Police and other agencies to manage the confiscation program, a scathing Auditor-General’s report has found. Auditor General John Doyle found police were … Continue reading

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NEXT CHAPTER OF BIKIE WAR NOT FAR AWAY

Wednesday August 28 2013 – Another battle in the bloodiest bikie war in history could erupt in Victoria as the Hells Angels move against members of the notorious Canadian gang Rock Machine. Police say Rock Machine members trying to establish … Continue reading

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GATTO PAL FEARS FOR LIFE AFTER TAPE LEAK – Sunday July 28 2013

– A covert recording of a conversation between gangland figure Matt Tomas and detectives from Victoria Police’s Purana Taskforce about a sensitive murder investigation has been leaked to Melbourne’s underworld, including members of outlaw motorcycle gangs. Mr Tomas, who is … Continue reading

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MOTORCYCLE CLUB FIGHTS REVOKING OF FIREARMS LICENCES – Wednesday July 24 2013

– The Hells Angels met members from associate outlaw motorbike clubs only hours before the shooting of Bandidos sergeant-at-arms Toby Mitchell to brief them on the ambush, the Firearms Appeals Committee has heard. The committee is hearing an appeal by … Continue reading

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JAILED LAWYER GETS HALVAGIS REWARD – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Former lawyer Andrew Fraser has received part of a $1 million reward for being a key witness in the conviction of Peter Norris Dupas for the murder of Mersina Halvagis. The Herald Sun has confirmed Fraser will receive a … Continue reading

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SHOCKED BY TERROR SLUR – Saturday July 13 2013

– A Melbourne man has accused Victoria Police of racial vilification after a Protective Services Officer demanded to see his ID because he matched “the description of a terrorist”. Pakistani-born Nauroze Anees, 26, was with his father, who was on … Continue reading

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