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Drugs seized from safe house

Joint Taskforce Icarus members yesterday (15 April 2021) arrested and charged a 35-year-old Melbourne man, in connection to the seizure of 34 kilograms of illicit drugs from an alleged ‘safe house’ at Docklands in January 2021. Investigators arrested the Malaysian national at his Melbourne city apartment yesterday morning. He is the fourth person charged with serious drug offences as a

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Postie struck

An Australia Post delivery motorbike rider was struck by a car at Scott Road, Bridgewater this afternoon. Police attended the scene. The relevant Commonwealth authorities have been notified our subscriber says.

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You bought a Jeep?

Tasmania Police have been called to the workshop of JEEP in Argyle Street where a car industry source told TVN a customer is having a dispute with a fault. Jeep promised last year to lift their game in relation to repairs, warranties and after sales service.

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High action packed drama at Rosny

Shoppers, kids mums and dads and motorists looked on in shock this afternoon when Tasmania Police uniform and undercover operatives converged on two cars on Rosny Hill Road. We are told it started between two cars and according to an occupant of one car a gun and knife was mentioned sending Police into an absolute frenzy. After speaking to the

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Police called to Barossa Park Lodge

Exclusive: Tasmania Police attended Barossa Park Lodge at Glenorchy this morning to investigate allegations of elder abuse. A staff member who spoke to TVN on the strict condition of anonymity confirmed this and said Police were called shortly after 9.30am. We contacted the facility but on this occasion they did not respond. Barossa Park Lodge is owned by OneCare.

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Chinese national arrested for importing child-like sex doll parts

A 22-year-old Chinese national was arrested yesterday after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers executed a search warrant at a residential address in Toorak, Melbourne. During the execution of warrants, ABF officers located and seized a silicone lower torso of a child-like sex doll, items of infant clothing, and a flesh-like apparatus consistent with child-like appearance. Six mobile phones and several

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Google misled consumers about the collection and use of location data

The Federal Court has found that Google LLC and Google Australia Pty Ltd (together, Google) misled consumers about personal location data collected through Android mobile devices between January 2017 and December 2018, in a world-first enforcement action brought by the ACCC. “This is an important victory for consumers, especially anyone concerned about their privacy online, as the Court’s decision sends

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Mayfield Police change tune after TVN reports

Police say Illegal firearms targeted under new police taskforce A new police taskforce has been established to target illegal firearms in the Launceston area. Commander Stuart Wilkinson said that the taskforce involved members of Launceston CIB specifically concentrating on firearm crime. “The new taskforce will be investigating intelligence relating to firearms and seeking to take as many illegal firearms off

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Serial maggot filth who is on sex register to 2044 gaoled again

Despite court and probation board orders No contact with children except in the presence of an approved nominated person and No access to the internet Reginald Ronald Young was again on Snapchat pursuing girls and was sentenced to two months Gaol today in the Launceston Magistrates Court of Tasmania. Parole board decision and Supreme Court of Tasmania sentence below: Parole

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Serial pest needs ambulance for once

Tasmania Police are attending a very minor incident near the city, TVN subscribers have even written in in shock as for once in many years this serial pest who cries wolf almost daily actually needs an Ambulance. TVN has questioned both Tasmania Police and the Tasmania Health Service as to why this individual has not been charged in relation to

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