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Three AFP officers recognised with Australia Day Honours

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Three Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers, with more than 88 years of policing experience between them, have been recognised in today’s 2020 Australia Day Honours list.
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Perth man jailed over drugs and gun

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A 34-year-old North Perth man has been declared a drug trafficker and jailed for firearm, drugs and property offences, after an investigation by the Western Australia National Anti-Gangs Squad (WA NAGS) into the Comanchero Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
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Man faces court for alleged sexual assault at Sydney Airport

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A 57-year-old New Zealand national is scheduled to appear at the Sydney Central Local Court today (Wednesday, 22 January) for the alleged sexual assault of a female staff member at a Sydney International Airport business lounge.
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Counterfeit cash warning ahead of Chinese New Year

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is urging retailers to be vigilant to potential ‘fake cash’ which may be in circulation in the lead up to Chinese New Year celebrations on 25 January.
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Perth man accused of 'revenge porn'

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A 35-year-old man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police over ‘revenge porn’ offences, after he allegedly distributed intimate images of a former girlfriend without her permission. The man is expected to face Perth Magistrate's Court today (17 January).
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Perth man in court over child abuse fantasies

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A 22-year-old Palmyra man accused of posing as a woman online to chat about sexually abusing young children is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (17 January) after being charged by the WA Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA JACET).
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Alleged Perth brothel madam charged over $65,920 illicit cash

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The alleged madam of a Riverton residential brothel is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (17 January), charged with dealing in the proceeds of crime over the discovery of $65,920 cash in a locked safe and cabinet at the premises.
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Young South Australian woman accused of possessing child abuse material

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A 19-year-old woman has been charged by the South Australia Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET) with possessing child abuse material.
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30-year-old man first in South Australia charged with possessing a child-like sex doll

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A 30-year-old man has become the first person in South Australia to be charged for possessing a child-like sex doll under new Commonwealth laws targeting child abuse-related offences.
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Man charged after flight forced to return to Perth airport

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A 45-year-old Cairns man is scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court this morning after being charged with allegedly making threats regarding aviation security during a flight from Perth to Cairns early this morning (Friday, 10 January 2020).  
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