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Gun Raids Across Several Sydney Homes finding illegal firearms

Gun Raids Across Several Sydney Homes finding illegal firearms

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent News

Gun Raids Across Several Sydney Homes   Several homes across Sydney were raided by New South Wales Police for arms and ammunition. The operation was conducted in the light of recent shootings. Possession of an illegal firearm is a serious crime in NSW. Local police teamed up with Strike Raptor Force and intelligence bodies for […]

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Home Invasion in Sydney’s West

Home Invasion in Sydney’s West

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

Home Invasion in Sydney’s West   Two were stabbed and one shot during a violent home invasion overnight in Bringelly, south-west of Sydney. Home invasion is a serious offence. Just before 11.30pm on Monday a man and a woman armed with a knife and a gun forced their way into a house on Mersey Road […]

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Man charged with luring a 14-year-old girl and has two teenage children of his own

Man charged with luring a 14-year-old girl and has two teenage children of his own

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

Man charged with luring a 14-year-old   A driving instructor from Westmead has been charged for having sexually explicit conversations online with a person believed to be a 14-year-old girl. This would be a charge of using a carriage service to procure a person under 16 years for sex. Police allege the man, aged 63, believed […]

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Loaded gun and cocaine seized from teen’s car

Loaded gun and cocaine seized from teen’s car

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent News

Loaded gun and cocaine seized from teen’s car   Police seized a loaded gun, cocaine, prescription drugs and a stash of cash from the car of a Sydney teenager. Drug possession and an illegal firearm are serious offences in NSW. The teenager was emerging from a side street, in western Sydney at about 7.40pm on […]

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Police Brutality- Why do they get away with it?

Police Brutality- Why do they get away with it?

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

Police Brutality   Now and then, police have been under investigation for using extreme power to control a particular situation. Police brutality should be a crime. The incidence of Byron Bay teenager is a clear example of police brutality. Four police officers are under investigation for misconduct for beating a disoriented teenager. The CCTV footage […]

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How petty is petty crime?

How petty is petty crime?

Miscellaneous

What is Larceny and Robbery? More common names for larceny include “theft” or “stealing”. The offence of larceny can be made out where a person takes the property of another person without their consent, and with the intention of permanently depriving them of their property. Therefore where a person takes property, but with the intention to return it, […]

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PILL TESTING AT MUSIC FESTIVALS – Should this be the future?

PILL TESTING AT MUSIC FESTIVALS – Should this be the future?

Criminal Law

PILL TESTING AT MUSIC FESTIVALS By Yavin Kumar @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers The use of illegal drugs at music festivals is a major issue that law enforcement authorities face at almost every event that takes place in Australia, which also affects hundreds of partygoers who attend various festivals around the country every year. Illegal […]

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Committing a Centrelink Fraud

Committing a Centrelink Fraud

Criminal Law

What is a Fraud Offence? As Fraud is often considered a pre-meditated or manipulative crime, it is looked upon very seriously by the court system. The offence can carry penalties of up to 10 years imprisonment, and the relevant laws, as set out in the Crimes Act, are complex and very specific, so it is […]

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Teenagers held in isolated cells for more than 250 days in Western Australia

Teenagers held in isolated cells for more than 250 days in Western Australia

Miscellaneous

Teenagers held in isolated cells for more than 250 days in Western Australia Amnesty International calls for unit in youth detention centre to close, saying treatment may breach international law Two teenagers have been in isolated cells in a Perth youth detention centre for more than 250 days, and three allegedly subjected to extended periods […]

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The cunning methods prisoners use to smuggle contraband

The cunning methods prisoners use to smuggle contraband

Miscellaneous

Contraband in Queensland prisons includes snakes, alcohol, porn and weapons By Kristian Silva Updated Sat at 10:20am Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek.   VIDEO: Former inmate Larry Campbell describes how a ball can be used as a tool and a weapon in jail. (ABC News) RELATED STORY: Apricot chicken and homemade syringes: […]

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