Tag Archives: Yarra Ranges

MURDER A POSSIBILITY AFTER SEARCH FOR MISSING BUSHWALKER FINDS NO TRACE

March 30 2008 – Police fear a missing Melbourne bushwalker may have been murdered and are investigating the movements of a man they suspect could be involved. Detectives called in to probe the disappearance of experienced bushwalker Warren Meyer in … Continue reading

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MANHUNT FOR PAROLE VIOLATOR

Thursday September 5 2013 – A parole violator who police say shot up a Lilydale house at the weekend is believed to be armed and on the run with two children. Police are hunting Simon Leigh Hancock, who has a … 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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NEW PROBE ON HIKER – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Police will start a new investigation into the mystery disappearance of hiker Warren Meyer, who vanished while walking in the Yarra Ranges more than five years ago. Coroner John Olle said during a directions hearing on Tuesday that police … Continue reading

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GRAFFITI WARNING – Friday February 15 2013

– Graffiti vandals have exposed the location of one of Victoria Police’s secret speed traps. The Herald Sun this week revealed camouflaged cops were hiding in thick bush to nab speeding motorists in the Yarra Ranges and elsewhere. A person … Continue reading

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HIDDEN AGENDA – Monday February 11 2013

– Disguised police hiding in bushes behind camouflage nets are using radar guns to nab hundreds of speeding Victorians. And the Herald Sun has discovered they are planning to secretly aim their radars at thousands more motorists this year. Victoria … Continue reading

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