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Man who threatened to light a woman up gets suspended sentence

STATE OF TASMANIA v S. 3 NOVEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCES , you plead guilty to assault. During the morning of 8 April 2019 you went to the home of the complainant, a female acquaintance, in Penguin. She lived a couple of doors away and you had spent time together at your home the previous evening. You were angry

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Dope dealer sentenced

STATE OF TASMANIA v  C. 3 NOVEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE C , you have pleaded guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance, namely cannabis. You have also entered pleas of guilty to a number of related summary offences on Complaint Number 53880/20, being Charges 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8. On 12 August 2020 at around 4.50pm, Tasmania

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Behind the two-year battle of the billionaires for Prime Media

By Zoe Samios of The Age. James Warburton did not want to fail twice. So, when the Seven West Media chief executive called his chairman Kerry Stokes on October 29 to discuss the final conditions of a bid for regional broadcaster Prime Media, he was relieved to get the approval. Stokes’ blessing for a sweetened offer was the final hurdle to

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Bruny Island swimmer death

Tasmania Police including the Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter are attending a drowning incident at Bruny Island. We understand the incident occurred shortly after 2.30pm. At 3.00pm the Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter started heading to the island. Police have located the person. TVN are communicating with subscribers on the island.

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Young girl escapes injury

Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania are at the scene, luckily the young child riding her bike has not been seriously injured, a witness said the girl was crossing the road when she collided with a car at low speed.

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Helicopter activated

The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter has been activated to a very serious incident at Bruny Island. More to come. The helicopter was earlier activated to Wellington Park for a rescue of an injured rock climbing person but diverted. The person was rescued by ground crew.

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City crash

Tasmania Police, Ambulance Tasmania and TFS attended a two car crash on the corner of Brooker Highway and Bathurst Street this afternoon. A subscriber witness said two people were taken to the RHH.

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More Correctional Officers

Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Corrections. – Further boosting our Correctional Officers As Attorney General and Minister for Corrections, I am pleased that our intensive recruitment campaign to alleviate some of the current challenges within our prison system is producing results with 24 new recruits currently in the final stage of their recruitment, ahead of commencing their training in

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DRINK-DRIVER EXCEEDS LIMIT BY MORE THEN 5 TIMES

A driver has been immediately disqualified for 12 months after she exceeded the blood alcohol limit by more than 5 times earlier today. Just after 10am this morning, multiple witnesses observed a female driving along Mount Leslie Road at Prospect Vale where she was seen swerving across the roadway narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic. Witnesses phoned 000 where police attended minutes

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Murder suicide

Further to our exclusive live reports in the early hours of this morning as most people are home in bed, Tasmania Police this morning confirmed that two men are dead after the incident at William Str, Devonport. “Tasmania Police can confirm two men are deceased and a woman is in hospital, following a firearms incident in William Street, Devonport, overnight.

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Exclusive live rolling reports. Tasmania Police confirm TVN earlier report and have provided us with this update from the scene.

“Tasmania Police is responding to an incident in William Street, Devonport, involving a firearm. Police were called about 1am in response to reports of shots fired. Upon arrival police located one person deceased, and a further two people injured. The firearm has been recovered by police and there is no further concern for community safety” a Police spokesperson told us.

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