Tag Archives: Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions

HOW JILL MEAGHER’S KILLER SLIPPED THROUGH THE CRACKS

Wednesday August 21 2013 – Serial rapist Adrian Bayley was not listed on the Sex Offenders Registry despite convictions for attacks of eight women and children – a failure police say could have prevented Jill Meagher’s murder. An investigation by … Continue reading

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CRIME IN THE KITCHEN, CRACKDOWN ON PARENTS TURNING HOME INTO DRUG LAB – Monday August 12 2013

– Only hours before, a kitchen is used to make a family dinner. But with the kids fed, bathed and in bed, it now becomes a fully operational, clandestine drug lab. Everything from the oven, dishwasher, kettle, sink and fridge … Continue reading

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NIKOLIC CLEARED BY PROBE – Tuesday July 16 2013

– High-profile jockey Danny Nikolic will not be charged following a police probe into race fixing and corruption in Victorian horse racing. Purana Taskforce detectives have completed an inquiry into alleged fixing and money laundering linked to races in 2011 … Continue reading

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RACING OFFICIALS TO PICK UP WHERE POLICE LEFT OFF ON NIKOLIC – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Racing Victoria officials have vowed to continue their investigation into jockey Danny Nikolic, despite police abandoning race-fixing charges against him. The suspected race fix, involving Nikolic’s mount Smoking Aces at Cranbourne in April 2011 is understood to have yielded … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST ‘BROTHEL SYNDICATE’ MEMBERS IN RAIDS ACROSS CITY – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Members of a syndicate alleged to be illegally managing more than 100 sex workers at brothels across Melbourne have been arrested in raids by federal and Victoria Police. Police swooped on addresses across the city on Tuesday, arresting five … Continue reading

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SEX WITH SAINTS FORWARD MILNE NOT CONSENSUAL – Wednesday June 19 2013

– The 19-year-old university student made a statement to police on March 16th, 2004, less than 48 hours after she says Stephen Milne sexually assaulted her. In the statement, she said she and a friend had gone back to St … Continue reading

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SAINT’S CAREER ON BRINK AS POLICE LAY FOUR RAPE COUNTS – Wednesday June 19 2013

– Rape charges against St Kilda star Stephen Milne are based on stronger evidence than was available when police recommended he face court in 2004. Detectives from the specialist Sexual Crimes Squad have spent a year building a case against … Continue reading

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HARD TO PROVE ASSAULT DEATH – Monday May 27 2013

– Charges will not be laid in the case of a grandad who collapsed and died in front of police as he told them he had been attacked. Geoffrey Ashton, 78, collapsed in the foyer of Croydon police station. He … Continue reading

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VAMPIRE CASE TWIST – Wednesday March 20 2013

– A brief of evidence against a former Victorian detective and a then-serving colleague implicated in the murder of a self-confessed vampire was sent to the Office of Public Prosecutions in 2007 to consider if they could be charged. A … Continue reading

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NEW TWIST IN MAN’S DEATH – Friday February 8 2013

– The wife of a man who died in mysterious circumstances hopes the case will be reviewed by prosecutors after vowing to raise concerns about the police investigation at an inquest. Mum of two Karen Incleon said police have told … Continue reading

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