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Yacht up for auction after major WA drug bust

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A $560,000 yacht allegedly used in a foiled attempt to import almost 1 tonne of illicit drugs into Western Australia is set to go under the hammer. WA Police Force initially seized the Sail Yacht Zero (SY Zero) in September as part of the extensive joint law enforcement operation known as Shipton Budgee.
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Joint operation stops over 15 million MDMA pills reaching Australian streets

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The Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QLD JOCTF), working with the National Police of the Netherlands (NPN) Criminal Investigations Division, has charged 11 people and seized MDMA with an estimated street value totalling AUD $301.6 million.
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Man extradited from Dubai as part of 2017 Operation Veyda

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A 33-year-old Sydney man is scheduled to appear before Sydney Central Local Court today (Thursday, 21 November 2019) after being extradited from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for allegedly conspiring and attempting to import a commercial quantity of narcotics into Australia in 2017.
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59-year-old man in Perth court over child exploitation-related offences

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A Christmas Island man accused of taking sexually explicit photographs of a young girl is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 20 November) on child exploitation offences.
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Adelaide man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 52-year-old man has been charged with possessing child abuse material after police searched his Adelaide home yesterday morning (Tuesday, 19 November).
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Two arrested, 233kg cocaine from Mexico seized

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Two people have been arrested and 233 kilograms of cocaine from Mexico has been seized, following a multi-agency operation.
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Adelaide man jailed for child abuse material offences after FBI tip-off

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A 38-year-old Adelaide man was sentenced to 12 months jail today (Friday, 15 November) after accessing and transmitting child abuse material.
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Sydney woman jailed for possessing two slaves

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A 57-year-old Sydney woman charged with possessing and exercising ownership over two people has today (Friday, 15 November 2019) been sentenced to eight years imprisonment.
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MH17 investigation; new call for witnesses on who commanded deployment of the missile

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) with its international partners from the MH17 Joint Investigation Team (JIT) have launched a fresh appeal urging witnesses to come forward to assist with the investigation into the downing of  Malaysia Airlines flight over the Ukraine on 17 July 2014.
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Police stop 26kgs of GBL reaching Queensland streets

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A Queensland man is due to face Brisbane Magistrates court today (Thursday, 14 November) charged with allegedly importing 26.3 kilograms of gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), after police intercepted a package of the dangerous liquid precursor chemical, referred to as ‘coma in a bottle’.
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