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Three arrested, gun, nun-chucks, crossbows and drugs seized in WA

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Three people are facing charges following a Western Australia National Anti-Gangs Squad (WA NAGS) investigation into an established WA criminal network.  Search warrants yesterday also resulted in seizures of various weapons and drug types.
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Australian police crack online child exploitation network

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A 35 year old American man has been arrested and charged in the US over alleged child sex and exploitation material offences after police from the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) identified and tracked the man online.
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New South Wales woman charged with child exploitation offences

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A 35-year-old New South Wales woman has been charged with two child abuse offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into allegations the woman was sharing and producing child abuse material featuring a child known to her.
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Tin Can Bay man charged with importing gun parts

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A man from Queensland’s Fraser Coast has been charged with illegally importing firearm components as part of a joint investigation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF) and United States Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
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Over 4kgs of cocaine seized at Gold Coast Airport

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A 35-year-old Australian man from Palm Beach, Queensland has been charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for importing cocaine, after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers at Gold Coast Airport allegedly located almost 4.5kgs of the drug concealed inside the lining of the traveller’s two suitcases.
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Third man charged following operational activity on the NSW South Coast

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The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) has charged a third man following the culmination of operational activity last week on NSW’s South Coast.
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Alleged NT multi-million dollar drug and money laundering syndicate smashed

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Four men have faced court this week in the Northern Territory, charged over serious cannabis smuggling and money laundering offences after a Northern Territory Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) operation.
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Second NSW South Coast man charged with a terrorism offence

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A 23-year-old Batemans Bay man has been charged with a terrorism offence following the execution of search warrants over the past five days on the NSW south coast. He is expected to face Nowra Local Court today (Saturday 21 March).
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Additional charges laid over firearms parts importation

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An additional 37 charges have been brought against a 44-year-old Berowra man who faced court in August 2019 after allegedly importing firearms parts into Australia, bringing the total number of charges to 40.
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Man faces court for multiple aviation charges

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A 38-year-old Sydney man is scheduled to face the Downing Local Court today after being charged for alleged disruptive behavior on a flight from New Zealand to Sydney last month.
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