Tag Archives: Victoria Police North West Metro region

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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OFFICER FACES COURT ON FRESH CHARGES – Friday July 12 2013

– A police officer arrested by an anti-corruption taskforce investigating possible links between police and outlaw bikie gangs has appeared in court to face new charges. Senior Constable David Branov, 41, of the North West Metro Region, was arrested on … Continue reading

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MORE POLICE IN STRIFE – Saturday May 11 2013

– More police have been stood down amid suspicions of leaking documents to bikies. A constable and detective senior constable from the North West Metro Region have been suspended with pay as a result of investigations connected to Taskforce Keel. … Continue reading

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OFFICERS SUSPENDED OVER BIKIE LEAKS – Saturday May 11 2013

– Two more police officers have been suspended after a taskforce was set up to investigate a major information leak that could compromise criminal investigations, including those into bikie gangs. Police said on Friday afternoon that a Constable and Detective … Continue reading

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POLICEMAN ACCUSED OF PERVERTING COURSE OF JUSTICE – Tuesday April 23 2013

– A police officer arrested last week as part of an operation focused on outlaw motorcycle gangs faces charges of releasing police information, perverting the course of justice and possessing drugs and an unregistered gun. Senior Constable David Branov, 41, … Continue reading

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OFFICER CHARGED – Sunday April 21 2013

– A policeman has been charged in an investigation into officers with links to outlaw motorcycle gangs. The senior constable, from North West Metro region, was charged in Friday night with misconduct in public office, firearms and drug offences. He … Continue reading

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