Tag Archives: weapon possession

DOB IN GUN CRIMS – Thursday May 23 2013

– Senior police have called on the public to help them disarm criminals amid a shock surge in gun crime. Nationwide police forces will today launch Operation Unification, in which people who know where illegal guns are held are urged … Continue reading

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BOSTON CELEBRATES AS POLICE GRAB SUSPECT – Sunday April 21 2013

– “We got him” – with that, authorities delivered on their promise to bring the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, identified as young, radicalised, Chechen Americans, to swift justice. With one brother dead and the other being treated for … Continue reading

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ONE MARATHON KILLER DEAD AS NET CLOSES ON FUGITIVE BROTHER – Saturday April 20 2013

– The Boston bombing suspects – one of whom was shot dead by police yesterday – are brothers from the Russian Republic of Chechnya, it was reported last night. The survivor, who was still on the run last night, was … Continue reading

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ONE SUSPECT DEAD AS POLICEMAN KILLED IN SHOOTOUT – Saturday April 20 2013

– One of the suspects in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings was last night dead, with another on the loose in the suburbs after a firefight with police. As chilling new images emerged of the likely perpetrators of the bombing – … Continue reading

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FARM GUNS STOLEN – Saturday April 13 2013

– A police sting has uncovered a criminal network stealing guns from farmers. The Herald Sun has been told Taskforce Griffin, set up in February, is probing a breakout in gun crime. More than 100 firearms have been stolen in … Continue reading

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DOUBLE MURDER CHARGE – Sunday March 31 2013

– Witnesses have described hearing blood-curdling screams, shouting and swearing at the scene of an alleged double murder in a normally quiet part of the NSW Central Coast. A young girl and her brother were in the house at Killarney … Continue reading

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TOMAHAWK STANDOFF – Wednesday March 27 2013

– A woman was found dead after police were called to a neighbourhood dispute involving a man allegedly wielding a tomahawk yesterday morning. Police said three neighbours suffered minor injuries from the confrontation in Felstead Avenue, Sunshine West, before the … Continue reading

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GUILTY PLEA OVER KIDNAP AND RAPES – Monday March 25 2013

– A former aeronautical engineer who meticulously planned the abduction, imprisonment and repeated rape of a woman he chained up in a purpose-built soundproof room at a secluded Gippsland property has pleaded guilty to multiple offences. Michael Allen Pilgrim, 34, … Continue reading

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BIKIE RANKS SOAR – Sunday March 24 2013

– Victoria’s outlaw bikie numbers are exploding as gangs turn to prisons to recruit new members and the threat of an all-out war looms. It can be revealed that there are now 1200 fully patched outlaw bikies within the state, … Continue reading

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RYAN ACCOMPLICE HELD OVER DRUGS LAB – Thursday March 21 2013

– The man who escaped from Pentridge Prison with Ronald Ryan – the last man hanged in Australia – has been arrested over a sophisticated, clandestine drug lab discovered in a small Wimmera town. Peter John Walker, 71, was arrested … Continue reading

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