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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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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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Assault Offences

Assault Offences

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent News

Assault Offences Common Assault The offence of Common Assault is the assault charge most frequently issued by the police. It is the least serious of the assault offences, and can be charged where it is alleged that one person assaults another, but the injury caused is not severe (i.e. does not cause any lasting injury […]

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Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying

Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying

Criminal Law, Recent News

Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying By Isobel Roe Updated 22 minutes ago Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek. VIDEO: Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett’s family released this video montage as a tribute to their daughter (ABC News) RELATED STORY: Cyber-bullying campaign launched after suicide of […]

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