Tag Archives: Victoria Police Special Operations Group

Man Arrested In Counter-terrorism Raids Across Melbourne And In Tatura

August 6th, 2016 (ABC – Patrick Rocca) A man has been arrested by counter-terrorism police in Melbourne over a “specific” threat to a target in Victoria, police say. Victoria’s Joint Counter-Terrorism Team, comprising officers from the Australian Federal Police and … Continue reading

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MANHUNT FOR FUGITIVE LOVERS

Thursday September 5 2013 – A fugitive parolee with a long history of gun crime was last night on the run in Melbourne with a mother and her two children. Gun-loving Simon Hancock, who once shot a pregnant woman in … Continue reading

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MAN SHOT DEAD BY POLICE HAD A CRIMINAL RECORD CONSISTING OF 99 SERIOUS CONVICTIONS

Wednesday August 28 2013 – It can be revealed that a man shot dead by police had at least 99 serious violent criminal convictions. Vlado Micetic, 44, was gunned down after allegedly confronting a highway patrol senior constable with a … Continue reading

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SIEGE AFTER GUNFIRE – Tuesday July 30 2013

– Heavily armed police surrounded a Norlane home for three hours after an elderly man allegedly fired his gun following a neighbourhood dispute. Hundreds of onlookers gathered as police from the Critical Incident Response Team and Special Operations Group descended … Continue reading

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FAREWELL TO THE ENIGMATIC MR GOLDFINGERS – Wednesday May 8 2013

– Funeral services can reveal secrets the dead don’t take to their grave. But few mourners on Tuesday of Raymond Bertram Bartlett – former truck drivers, publican and owner of King Street “gentlemen’s club” Goldfingers – would have learnt much … Continue reading

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MAN FOUND SAFE AFTER KIDNAPPING – Monday May 6 2013

– Two men were arrested yesterday after a car-jacking and kidnapping in Melbourne’s south-East. Police have been told a man and two women were in a white Nissan Skyline coupe on the corner of Heatherton and Gladstone Roads, Dandenong, when … Continue reading

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A FALLEN STAR – Saturday May 4 2013

– There are those who would tell you Billy Nicholls should be in the twilight of a successful AFL career. A gifted junior footballer, he starred on debut, aged 15, against hardened men in a tough Geelong competition. Five years … Continue reading

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EX-AFL PLAYER CHARGED – Saturday April 27 2013

– A former AFL footballer was behind bars last night over two shootings in Geelong. Billy Nicholls, 32, has been charged with two counts of intentionally causing serious injury and related offences. He yesterday appeared in Geelong Magistrates Court, where … Continue reading

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BOTTOM FEEDERS: A TALE OF TWO TONIES – Saturday April 27 2013

– Elite units often adopt animal mascots such as tigers, bulldogs or even Tassie devils to illustrate their fighting spirit. So it remains a mystery why the Purana Ganglands Taskforce concluded the most appropriate creature to represent it was a … Continue reading

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SONS OF GOD – Monday April 8 2013

– The Special Operations Group is Victoria Police’s last line of defence. “They are the last port of call,” Superintendent Ross Guenther said. “If they can’t deal with the situation, we need to call in the firepower of the Army.” … Continue reading

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