Tag Archives: Victoria Police Critical Incident Response Team

GUNMAN IN THE STREET – Tuesday May 14 2013

– Trendy Port Melbourne went into lockdown as a man fired shots in the air while holding police at bay in a tense standoff. Residents were ordered off the street as police in bullet-proof vests and carrying machine guns surrounded … Continue reading

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BIKIE TOUGH GUY DOGGED BY DETERMINED GRANNY – Friday March 29 2013

– A minor dispute over a runaway dog has resulted in the arrest of the Hells Angels’ sergeant-at-arms, the alleged assault of a grandmother and a major drug bust. It was a story that should have ended happily if not … Continue reading

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TOMAHAWK ATTACKER ARRESTED – Wednesday March 27 2013

– A man had a street fight with three neighbours and allegedly tried to attack police before he was arrested in relation to the death of his mother. Family members collapsed in a Sunshine West street wailing after the body … Continue reading

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TOMAHAWK STANDOFF – Wednesday March 27 2013

– A woman was found dead after police were called to a neighbourhood dispute involving a man allegedly wielding a tomahawk yesterday morning. Police said three neighbours suffered minor injuries from the confrontation in Felstead Avenue, Sunshine West, before the … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST GUNMAN – Sunday March 10 2013

– A man who kept police at bay during a five-journey siege near Ballarat allegedly had a stash of firearms and weapons. The tense standoff was sparked after the man, aged in his 30s, locked himself inside a Napier Street, … Continue reading

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BIKIES GO TO WAR – Wednesday March 6 2013

– A full-scale war was looming between rival bikie gangs the Hells Angels and the Bandidos, police warned yesterday. “The threat is real,” Assistant Commissioner Stephen Fontana said. “The thing that concerns us is that it plays out in a … Continue reading

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COPS WAIT FOR TASERS – Friday February 15 2013

– Country police are being equipped with Tasers ahead of Melbourne police working in our most violent hot spots. The Taser roll-out started in 2010 but only Morwell and Bendigo had the equipment and Geelong and Ballarat started getting it … Continue reading

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GUNMAN ON THE RUN AFTER ROBBERY – Wednesday January 9 2013

– A gunman was on the run in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs on Tuesday night after an armed robbery in Croydon. Police were hunting the man, who is believed to have robbed a gaming venue with a partner on Dorset Road … Continue reading

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ARMED MAN ON THE LOOSE – Saturday December 29 2012

– A brazen would-be thief who attempted to steal copper from a business in Melbourne’s west caused a major police operation with fears a gunman was on the loose. The man was confronted by staff at the Olympia Street yard … Continue reading

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POLICE SHOOT AS MAN CHARGES WITH THREE KNIVES – Saturday November 17 2012

– Police shot at a man up to eight times after he confronted them with three knives as officers investigated reports of a young woman being injured. Three officers first attended the house in Elizabeth Street, St Albans, yesterday morning … Continue reading

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