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Sunday, October 20, 2019

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Intervention orders have strict legal requirements

There are strict legal requirements in Victoria upon respondents to intervention orders. When granted by Magistrates, intervention orders often include conditions that respondents must not assault or harass protected people. The definition of stalking under such orders is that the conduct of the respondent engages in a course of conduct with the intention of causing

Jail risk for repeat stalking offenders

In Victoria, the maximum penalty for Contravene Personal Safety Intervention Order is a fine of 240 penalty units or two years’ imprisonment, or both. As this offence involves ignoring an order imposed by a Court, the offence is considered serious by the courts and Victoria Police. “Often Victoria Police will consider laying a charge of

Drug bust at Glenburn

Investigators from the Croydon Divisional Tasking Unit have charged seven people after discovering a large quantity of alleged drugs concealed in a car. Police intercepted the Kia Sportage at a service station on the Melba Hwyy, Glenburn, just after 9pm yesterday evening (Wed., Oct. 2). The car was searched and a quantity of drugs were

Donnybrook focus in hunt

The Donnybrook is one of the areas being examined by Police in their look-out for 36-year-old Tehira Simon. Police are asking for public assistance to find him. Three warrants have been issued for Simon’s arrest in relation to burglary, possess drugs and careless driving. Simon is described as Maori in appearance, black short hair, brown

Kinglake arrest after Y. Glen, C. Hills ‘agg burgs’

Police have arrested a 38-year-old man following a series of incidents in Christmas Hills and Yarra Glen this morning (Sat.). A man allegedly approached a woman on Buttermans Track in Christmas Hills and demanded she get out of her car. She has complied however the man was unable to find the keys so fled. A

Police lookout for Joshua

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teen Joshua McCracken. The 13-year-old was last seen in Waterwheel Grove, Mernda yesterday (Tues.) at 8am. Family and police hold concerns for Joshua due to his age and as he has medical conditions. Joshua is known to frequent the Doreen, Mernda, Thomastown, Lalor and Reservoir

‘Body found at Murrindindi’

A media outlet reports that a body has been discovered in a burnt out car near the corner of Murrindindi Rd and Camp Creek Rd, Murrindindi. Victoria Police are said to be currently investigating the scene.

Man dies after mobility scooter crash

A man has died after crashing his mobility scooter earlier this month in Seymour. Emergency services were called to Station Street on August 5 about 11.15am. It’s believed the 89-year-old was driving north-west on the footpath when he collided with a public bench. The Seymour man sustained an injury to his ankle and was conveyed

Northern suburbs drug raids: Reservoir man charged

Detectives from Victoria Police Crime Command have seized almost two tonnes of a substance alleged to be 1,4 Butanediol as part of an ongoing investigation. Police intercepted two vehicles in Reservoir on Tuesday (Aug. 13) where a quantity of the alleged chemical was seized and two men were arrested. Further warrants were executed today at

Police step up work on harassment, violence

Victoria Police is improving its response to family violence with the launch of a new Family Violence Report – a risk assessment and management tool to keep victims safer and hold more perpetrators to account. This week’s state-wide launch of the new FVR comes as Victoria Police completes its rollout of mobile technology to frontline

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