Tag Archives: Victoria Police detectives

MELBOURNE TAXI DRIVER FOUND SHOT DEAD IN HIS CAB

March 1 1916 – A mysterious and diabolical crime was perpetrated at Heidelberg yesterday morning. William Haines, a chauffeur, employed by the Globe Motor and Taxi Company Limited, Queen’s Bridge street, South Melbourne, was found huddled up dead on the … Continue reading

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15-YEAR-OLD GIRL QUESTIONED BY POLICE OVER ASSAULT ON BUS

Wednesday August 28 2013 – A teenage girl has been quizzed by detectives over a sickening attack on a bus. The 15-year-old handed herself in to police yesterday over Sunday morning’s bashing on a NightRider bus, a Victoria Police spokeswoman … Continue reading

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SUSPECT IN THE GUN – Wednesday July 17 2013

– A veteran armed robber has emerged as a key suspect in the murder of gangland figure Graham Kinniburgh. The bandit, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been under scrutiny over the murder of Kinniburgh outside his Kew … Continue reading

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PRAISE FOR A MAN OF COURAGE – Monday July 15 2013

– A devoted husband slain in a burglary showed the courage he was revered for until his tragic end. The sons of jeweller Dermot O’Toole, Christian, Dale and Trent, spoke movingly about their Irish-born father outside his Hastings jewellery shop. … Continue reading

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POLICE SEEK INTERVIEW – Thursday July 11 2013

– Detectives want to interview star Collingwood player Harry O’Brien over his revelations he can identify the killer who shot dead a man in South America. O’Brien has said he had fears for his life after he witnessed the shooting … Continue reading

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WIFE AT HIS SIDE AS MILNE FRONTS COURT- Saturday July 6 2013

– Footballer Stephen Milne’s wife stood by him as he faced his first court appearance after being charged with the rape of a teenage girl. The 33-year-old forward is accused of raping the then 19-year-old at the home of Leigh … Continue reading

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WELCOME HOME ‘LEE’ – Friday July 5 2013

– The double life of the man accused of the vampire gigolo killing was yesterday exposed as he arrived back in Melbourne to face justice. The ‘Herald Sun’ can reveal Mark Adrian Perry, who is charged with the murder of … Continue reading

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BODY FOUND IN HOARDER’S HOME – Friday April 26 2013

– Human remains have been found under piles of rubbish at a hone of an elderly woman, reported missing more than 18 months ago in Melbourne’s north. Police searched the property of missing Fitzroy woman Phyllis Kelly in Little Charles … Continue reading

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RACE RANT CHARGES – Thursday April 18 2013

– A woman has been charged over a late-night tirade on a train that saw outraged passengers unite against racism. The incident, on a service to Craigieburn last Wednesday night, made national headlines after passengers showed their support for two … Continue reading

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POLICE SWOOP ON AGE – Friday December 16 2011

– The hacking scandal engulfing “The Age” took a dramatic twist yesterday when detectives raided the newspaper’s headquarters and tried to seize equipment including computers. Police spent more than eight hours in the newspaper’s offices quizzing “The Age’s” editor-in-chief, Paul … Continue reading

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