News Updates

Council and cops help Esme

A suburban council employee has given a list of residents who live or own homes in a culdasac out to a prospective home buyers parents to ‘have them checked out’ we are told. Our subscriber said the buyers parents were supplied with a list of who owned houses in the street for their “cop mate” to check them out as

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Some Police news from last night

Tasmania Police are attending Hawkes Place, Scottsdale in response to reports of gunshots. Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police are attending a sudden death in the central highlands. The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter was activated but stood down as it arrived at the scene. We understand Forensic Services and members of the Criminal Investigation Branch will be attending.  At least

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Yes he’s a convicted killer but at least get it right over his parole

Showbiz program 60 Minutes have jumped on the bandwagon and are running a story on Jamie Curtis this week. Better late than never. We have covered his parole, the parole boards dishonest ways and deliberate lies told by the Mercury newspaper. The false report saw a flurry of threats being made including the burning down of the home Curtis was

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Illicit Tobacco Taskforce targets international and domestic tobacco smuggling rings

The Australian Border Force (ABF) led Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) has disrupted the activities of two alleged organised crime syndicates involved in the importation and distribution of illicit tobacco throughout Victoria and Western Australia. The first operation occurred on Wednesday and Thursday this week (10 & 11 March 2021) when ABF officers from the ITTF executed Customs Act 1901 search and seizure

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TVN is not about Disneyland and all things fluffy!

TVN is not about Disneyland and all things fluffy, never has been never will be. We deal with real people real life. Real life situations many of which the majority of Tasmanian’s wouldn’t know of, wouldn’t know existed.  Every single day TVN speaks, sees in the streets, communicates with the likes of Murderers, Bank robbers, Armed robbers, Drug dealers and

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Two WA men in court over alleged meth import worth up to $500k

Two West Australian residents are expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (Friday, 12 March 2021) charged over a failed plot to import 600 grams of methamphetamine sent in vehicle parts from Africa. Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) officers arrested the pair in Belmont yesterday (11 March), after the men allegedly used power tools to cut

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Charges laid following serious assault at Prison

Further to our exclusive reports on the serious assault at the Risdon Prison Complex TVN can confirm a 21 year old fellow male prisoner has been charged with Causing Grievous Bodily Harm. The victim remains in the Royal Hobart Hospital in a serious yet stable condition. 

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Suspended sentence for woman bashing biting kicker

STATE OF TASMANIA v R COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE 10 MARCH 2021 The defendant was found guilty by a jury on an indictment alleging an assault on   D  on 7 December 2018 by pulling her from the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle through the passenger side door and onto the tarmac at the side of the road and

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Adelaide resident jailed for international ‘sextortion’ offences

A 25-year-old foreign national living in Adelaide has been sentenced to just over 12 months’ imprisonment for threatening a former partner and distributing intimate videos and images of her, in the first ‘revenge porn’ case prosecuted under Commonwealth laws in South Australia. He faced the District Court of South Australia today (12 March 2021), after pleading guilty on 13 October

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