Tag Archives: Victoria Police Santiago Taskforce

SHOOTING VICTIM REMAINS SILENT ABOUT GUNMAN

– A wounded victim has refused to help police track down the gunman who left him in agony after a western suburbs shooting. Police were called to McIntosh Road in Altona North at 6:30am yesterday when alarmed locals woke to … Continue reading

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SHOT TWICE BUT SILENT – Tuesday June 4 2013

– A member of a notorious Melbourne family has refused to help police trying to catch the gunman who out a bullet in his head. Ali Chaouk has been described as a marked man after being shot yesterday for the … Continue reading

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THREE JAILED AFTER VENGEANCE ATTACKS – Saturday May 25 2013

– A Melbourne judge has imposed long prison terms on three men for their “primitive and lawless” notions of vengeance and punishment inflicted on a kidnap victim. Judge Felicity Hampel told the men the world they and their victim had … Continue reading

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BIKIE LINK PROBED IN SHOOTING – Friday March 29 2013

– Police are investigating whether bikies are linked to the shooting of a man in Melbourne’s inner north. Up to nine shots were fired, with two bullets wounding a 30-year-old man who was with his girlfriend when confronted by two … 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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STOLEN CARS SENT OFFSHORE – Wednesday December 5 2012

– Shonky recycling operators are paying cash for cars they suspect are stolen, then shipping them overseas. Automotive industry figures say there is an increasing attraction in stealing older cars, which potentially end up on foreign roads from Belgrade to … Continue reading

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GANGS SPARK CAR THEFT CRISIS – Friday November 30 2012

– Gangland detectives have been called into the fight against spiralling levels of car theft in Victoria. The state’s Organised Motor Vehicle Theft Squad will be merged with the Santiago Taskforce in a significant escalation of the battle against syndicates … Continue reading

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PAIR’S SWISH EXIT – Wednesday May 30 2012

– Two young men under investigation over a violent altercation at a Coburg car wash have walked from a police station and driven away in a Porsche. Police, including the crack Special Operations Group, raided a property in Hope Street, … Continue reading

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BUTT OUT, COPS WARN THUGS – Monday February 20 2012

– Police investigating gang crime in Melbourne’s north and west have warned they will not tolerate thugs trying to sabotage criminal cases. Members of the Santiago Taskforce have charged nine people with attempting to pervert the course of justice, which … Continue reading

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DRIVE-BY SHOTGUN BLASTS TERRIFY FAMILY – Tuesday November 29 2011

– A family that was the target of a drive-by shooting yesterday in Melbourne’s west say they believe it was a case of mistaken identity. The Manceski family was woken when two shotgun blasts hit the front window of their … Continue reading

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