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Darwin couple charged with child exploitation and drug offences

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A 37-year-old Darwin man and 29-year-old Darwin woman are scheduled to appear at the Darwin Magistrates Court today (17 May) after being charged with online child exploitation offences and possession of illicit drugs.
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53-year-old man charged with child exploitation offences at Sydney International Airport

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A 53-year-old Armadale (WA) man is expected to appear before Sydney’s Central Local Court today charged with child exploitation offences, after his arrest at Sydney International Airport last night (Wednesday, 15 May 2019).
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Extra luggage results in drug import charges

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A 35-year-old man has faced a Brisbane court after allegedly attempting to import over 17 kilograms of heroin and methamphetamine into Australia.
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Queensland man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 74-year-old Innisfail man is scheduled to appear before Cairns Magistrates’ Court today (Monday, 29 April 2019) charged with child exploitation offences.
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Update - Statement regarding police activity in Melbourne

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A joint statement from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Victoria Police.
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AFP marks 20th anniversary of Chinese Policing Partnership

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Chinese law enforcement agencies are marking the 20th anniversary of their policing partnership.
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Man arrested for hoax bomb threat

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A Newcastle man is scheduled to appear before Downing Centre Local Court today (Wednesday, 24 April 2019) after being charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for making a hoax bomb threat against a flight from Mumbai to Singapore.
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Two charged in Tasmania for meth importation

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An Ulverstone couple are due to face court today on drug importation charges following a joint Australian Border Force (ABF) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation.
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Methylamphetamine seizure and OMCG arrest, Gold Coast

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Joint media release
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Flying Dutch man charged with assault on plane to Perth

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A 26-year-old Dutch national is set to appear in Perth Magistrates Court today charged with allegedly assaulting passengers and crew on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth on Sunday morning (7 April).
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