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320kg cocaine seized and two arrested in WA

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This is a joint release between Australian Federal Police, Western Australia Police Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Border Force A NSW man and a German national with suspected links to organised crime have been charged by the AFP for allegedly importing 320kg of cocaine into Western Australia.
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Cairns man charged over alleged online child abuse offences

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A 55-year-old man, charged with possessing child abuse material, is due to appear in Cairns Magistrate Court today (17 May 2022), following an investigation by the Cairns Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (Cairns JACET).
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Tasmanian sentenced for accessing significant amounts of child exploitation and bestiality material

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A 31-year-old Tasmanian man was yesterday (Monday 16 May) sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for child exploitation and bestiality offences.
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Victorian man sentenced to eight years prison following Ironside intelligence

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A 35-year-old Melbourne man arrested as part of Operation Ironside has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment for importing methamphetamine, cocaine and dealing in the proceeds of crime.
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Operation Arkstone: Sydney man sentenced after pleading guilty to 179 child abuse offences

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A 31-year-old Western Sydney soccer coach has been convicted of sexually assaulting seven children today (13 May) and sentenced to 30 years’ jail in the Downing Centre District Court. **Vision of the arrest, audio grabs of Acting Sergeant Scott Veltmeyer and an infographic of Op Arkstone are available via Hightail**  
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South Australian man charged with three online child abuse related offences

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A 19-year-old man is expected to face Adelaide Magistrates Court today (11 May 2022) charged by the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) with accessing and sharing child abuse material online.
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Third man jailed over multi-million dollar cocaine import

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IMAGES AVAILABLE A Croydon Park man has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months’ imprisonment at Sydney’s Downing Centre Local and District Court over a 2018 seizure of almost 60 kilograms of cocaine.
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Melbourne man sentenced for child abuse offences

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A 67-year-old Melbourne man was yesterday (4 May 2022) sentenced to four months’ jail with a further 10 months’ suspended by the Country Court of Victoria for accessing and sharing child abuse material.
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Ironside: Sydney men face court over failed cocaine smuggling plot

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Two Sydney men who were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to smuggle cocaine into Australia attached to the hulls of container ships are expected to face Sydney Central Local Court today (4 May 2022), charged after an Australian Federal Police-led Operation Ironside investigation.
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Operation Molto: NSW man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 38-year-old man is expected to face Armidale Local Court today (4 May 2022) charged with allegedly possessing child abuse material online.
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