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Sentencing comments

STATE OF TASMANIA v X 19 APRIL 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE The defendant X  has pleaded guilty to 1 count of attempted armed robbery, 3 counts of aggravated assault, 1 charge of unlawfully possess dangerous article in a public place, 1 charge of common assault and 1 charge of being unlawfully armed in public. I have agreed to deal

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Gagebrook crash

Ambulance Tasmania TFS and Tasmania Police are attending a crash at Briggs Road, Gagebrook. A white 2013 Toyota Hilux has reportedly rolled.

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Meth bust

Two Perth men have been charged with drug supply offences by Australian Federal Police and Western Australia Police Force officers over the seizure of three kilograms of methamphetamine. Police arrested one of the men, a 37-year-old from Warwick, earlier this month (April 2021) after they allegedly saw him acting suspiciously and collecting a package at Goodwood Boat Ramp, in the

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Another evade

Tasmania Police advise of an evade incident that occurred today when a male person of interest was seen by police to be driving a white Toyota Hilux single cab flat tray on South Riana Road and Pine Road South Riana, about 1.20pm who then evaded police. Police are currently searching for: • Man aged about 35, Caucasian, with a goatee,

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Wastewater surveillance testing

Dr Julie Graham, Deputy Director of Public Health – COVID wastewater testing begins in Tasmania Wastewater surveillance testing for fragments of COVID-19 in the state’s sewer systems started this week with the first results due this weekend. Under the testing program 12 sewage treatment plants will be sampled weekly and 10 will be sampled monthly. The sampled sites cover areas

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Sex teacher pleads guilty

A Sydney high school teacher has pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual intercourse with an underage student, ahead of a planned trial later in the year. Monica Elizabeth Young, 24, was due to stand trial in the NSW District Court in September on allegations she sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy on multiple occasions in June and July last year. https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/sydney-teacher-pleads-guilty-to-sex-with-underage-student-20210420-p57kp5.html

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Netflix actor in town

Exclusive: To be honest we had no idea who this is and had to google him but we are told by subscribers that he arrived in Hobart today on holidays. Dining in the waterfront vicinity tonight our subscriber said actor Dacre Montgomery told sources he is here on holidays. Has 6.2M Instagram followers we note.

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