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11 February 2018 5:03 AM Pair caught smuggling mobile phones, balloons of white powder into Goulburn jail: police

A man and a woman have been busted trying to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into NSW's most secure prison, police say. NSW Police will allege a man parked on Cemetery Road, Goulburn and climbed the fence of the Goulburn Correctional Centre to place two bags in a garbage bin at 11.45pm on Saturday. Police tried to stop the man, who was carrying a third 52

10 February 2018 3:33 AM Woman charged with terrorism after alleged 'Islamic State' stabbing

A 24-year-old Bangladeshi woman who has been in the country for less than a fortnight has faced court charged with terrorism after an alleged "Islamic State-inspired" stabbing in Mill Park. Momena Shoma, a student and Bangladeshi national, was remanded in custody on a terrorism-related charge after facing Melbourne Magistrates Court during a brief hearing 46

9 February 2018 6:29 AM Man charged after 12kg of cocaine allegedly found in false bottom of suitcase

A 24-year-old man from the US has been charged with importing drugs, after he was allegedly found with 12 kilograms of cocaine in the lining of his suitcase. Russell Dickinson landed at Sydney Airport on a flight from Chile on Thursday night and was picked by Australian Border Force officers for a bag search. The ABF alleges that, after Mr Dickinson's 41

9 February 2018 6:29 AM Melbourne man charged with child sex exploitation in the UK

A Melbourne man has been accused of engaging in sexual activity with a minor and creating child pornography in the United Kingdom. Australian Federal Police allege the 24-year-old man from Thornbury travelled to the UK to meet a child and commit a range of offences. The man was arrested following a raid of his home by Federal Police and Victoria Police 14

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Arico says drug trafficking offer was just 'bulls---'

Gangland boss Rocco Arico is appealing his conviction for drug trafficking on the basis that his offer to sell ice to an associate was just “bullshit” and “mucking around”. Arico, who is linked to the Calabrian organised crime gang the 'Ndrangheta (Honoured Society), was sentenced to 14 years prison in 2017 for extortion, drug trafficking, violence and weapons 21

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Labrador man charged over Coolangatta death

A man has been charged with killing a man whose body was discovered in a Gold Coast home last week. The 40-year-old man's body was found by police after they were called to the Coolangatta home last Thursday. Following investigations, a 45-year-old Labrador man was arrested by police on Thursday morning and charged with one count of homicide. He was due to face Southport 28

8 February 2018 6:10 AM Truck speeds down wrong side of Bruce Highway

A truck driver who sped down the wrong side of Queensland's Bruce Highway, narrowly missing another truck before eventually crashing three hours later, has been arrested. Police say they attempted to intercept the driver as he drove on the opposite side of the road through Gympie's CBD after midnight, but terminated the pursuit due to safety concerns 29

7 February 2018 6:44 AM Perth gang president to face court over Midland meth bust

The president of a little-known gang based in Perth will face court next week on a string of drug charges. Two men were arrested on Tuesday following a raid on the Naala Moort clubhouse on Rodgers Street in Midland. During the search police allegedly found 112 grams of methamphetamine. The raid was part of an operation into suspected criminal gang dealing 66

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Five more men to face charges in international drug syndicate investigation

Five more men will face court on Wednesday, following ongoing federal police investigations into international drug syndicates. It takes the total number of people charged in the operation to 17, and the Australian Federal Police said further charges and arrests in the ongoing Operation Veyda investigation have not been ruled out. The five men are due to appear 28

6 February 2018 12:20 PM Multiple high-speed chases cause carnage on Perth roads

A man is in custody and a woman is on the run from police after a high-speed car chase ended in a shopping centre car park on Tuesday afternoon. The chase began when the 27-year-old driver failed to stop for police on Broun Avenue in Embleton at around 2pm. It's understood the driver panicked as the car was stolen, and rammed two police cars before taking 18