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Coward punches are deadly

Tasmania Police attended the Telegraph Hotel after 7.30pm where a man has been ‘coward punched’ and injured. The waterfront is notorious for violent attacks.

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Please lock your doors

As a subscriber earlier tonight stopped at the traffic lights outside a Pizza Hut New Town two male youths approached their car with scissors, one went to the drivers door whilst the other at the passenger door. Luckily subscriber immediately locked the doors as they approached, a report to Tasmania Police has been made. We urge all of our subscribers

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Tasmanian accused of uploading child abuse material to multiple social media platforms

A 25-year-old Tasmanian man has been charged with child abuse material offences, along with encouraging a person outside of Australia to engage in sexual activity with a child. The Tasmanian Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET), comprising of members from Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Tasmania Police, launched their investigation after receiving multiple reports from the US’ National Centre for

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Montagu Bay assault

Tasmania Police are on the scene of a minor assault in Montagu Bay on Hobart’s eastern shore. A person has received minor injuries following an altercation with a group of people. The parties are believed to be known to one another. No weapon was used during the incident. Police investigations are continuing.

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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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