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Targa Fatality

Tasmania Police remain on the scene of a fatal single vehicle crash on the Lyell Highway near Double Barrel Creek that occurred mid morning.

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Action at Bridgey tonight

Tasmania Police are attending reports of a gunman entering a home at Newbury Place, Bridgewater running through a house and fleeing the scene, they arrived by motorbike subscribers tell TVN. Subscribers say Police started arriving at the suburb ten minutes ago. If you witnessed this or know anything at all please phone Crimestoppers 1800 333 000 or Police 131 444.,

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‘Shoplifting Shirley’ warned

A serial shoplifting offender was told by a Hobart Magistrate yesterday “it’s time to stop your petty thieving and get on with your life.” Fining the young woman $250 and placing her on 12 months probation the Magistrate made it clear that going to Gaol is on the cards if she doesn’t stop.

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Fatality at Huonville

Tasmania Police including Forensic Services remain at the scene of a fatal crash that occurred earlier this evening. The car crashed on the Huon Highway rolling and ending up in a paddock.

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Vindictive insurance fraudster avoids the can

A man who paid someone to light up one of his cars on the 26th June 2019 so it couldn’t be used by his step daughter has avoided Gaol today instead receiving a wholly suspended sentence. The man owned a Holden Captiva with almost a quarter of a million kilometres on it and in need of some repair when he

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Hate graffiti in Hobart

Police are continuing to investigate an incident in which the words “Heil Hitler” and “Kristalnact” (sic) were spray painted on Parliament House in Hobart last Friday. In a statement to The AJN, police said a male offender also attempted to scrawl a swastika on part of the building. This graffiti attack on our Parliament House is not merely a random act

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One kilogram of heroin, cash and firearms seized on the Gold Coast in joint investigation

One kilogram of heroin, cash and firearms seized on the Gold Coast in joint investigation A joint Queensland Police, Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Robina (Queensland) man, charged in connection with attempting to import a kilogram of heroin into Queensland. Officers from the ABF, in Sydney had recently

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Convicted Rapist back to Gaol for gbh

STATE OF TASMANIA v X 21 APRIL 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE  Mr X , the defendant, has been found guilty by a unanimous verdict of the jury of one count of causing grievous bodily harm. This crime was committed on 10 February 2020; the victim was the defendant’s uncle, C . Mr C  had been living with the defendant

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46-year-old Queensland man sentenced for possessing child-like sex dolls

A man from Brisbane’s western suburbs has become the first person in Queensland to be sentenced for possessing child-like sex dolls under Commonwealth laws targeting child abuse-related offences, following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation. The 46-year-old man was yesterday (21 April 2021) sentenced to two years’ imprisonment, to be released immediately on a two-year $2,000 good behaviour bond. Investigators

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RedLine sold to Skybus operators

EXCLUSIVE: TVN was last week told by industry sources that Tasmanian transport company TasRedline has been sold. The Launceston based Larrissey family have owned the bus business since 1929. TVN can confirm that a company called Kinetic has purchased RedLine, this company also owns the Skybus operations here too. The head of Kinetic Australia Mr Carney spoke with TVN this

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