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AFP locks up more WA criminals despite pandemic lockdowns

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The Australian Federal Police kept busy locking up criminals even during pandemic lockdowns, with new data showing officers in Western Australia laid almost three times as many charges in 2020 than the previous year.
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AFP statement on illicit drug contamination

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There are media reports today about illicit substances found in some AFP buildings, which contain laboratories for testing. It is important media reports factually weight relevant information.
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24-year-old Melbourne woman charged over child abuse material offences

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A 24-year-old Melbourne woman has been charged with child abuse material offences, after allegedly downloading a graphic video using a social media application.
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Melbourne man jailed over child abuse material

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A 59-year-old Ringwood man has been jailed for a maximum of five years, after accessing explicit images of underage children and participating in inappropriate conversations with minors online.
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Man sentenced for witness tampering in long-running tax evasion case

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A former Sydney tax accountant has today been sentenced to three years and four months in jail in the Downing Centre District Court for attempting to pervert the course of justice.
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Sydney man accused of breaching Control Order

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A 25-year-old Sydney man is due to face Burwood Court today (16 December 2020) charged with allegedly breaching a Federal Court of Australia Control Order.
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Seven men charged by NSW JCTT over alleged roles in firearm and drug supply

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VISION AVAILABLE The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) has charged seven men after seizing eight firearms, more than 11kg of cocaine and $2 million cash as part of an investigation into the supply of firearms and cocaine across Sydney.
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WA immigration detention centre officer charged with assault

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A former member of Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre’s Emergency Response Team (ERT), who was employed by facilities and detainee service provider Serco, is expected to face Perth Magistrates Court today (14 December 2020), charged with allegedly assaulting a detainee. 
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Joint agency investigation drug haul

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A man has been charged following a joint investigation between Australian Border Force (ABF), the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and South Australia Police (SAPOL) into a $1.8million dollar drug haul.
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450kg of MDMA found in excavator from UK

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and UK National Crime Agency.
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