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Granton men charged over Bothwell theft

POLICE are seeking assistance to solve a crime that occurred in the early morning of Saturday, February 4, when a white Husqvarna trail bike was stolen from a property at Bothwell. The motorcycle was allegedly ridden from the scene by a person who was not wearing a helmet at the

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Charges to follow explosions at New Norfolk

POLICE will be taking action against two youths alleged to have been involved in destruction to property using home-made explosive devices at New Norfolk last week. In a statement, a Tasmania Police spokesperson said there had been reports of loud bangs in the Pioneer Avenue area of the town centre,

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Charges follow police raids in Central Highlands

POLICE officers and rangers yesterday executed search warrants on four properties in and around London Lakes, northwest of Hamilton, to investigate alleged poaching, drug offences and property crime. Senior Sergeant John Parker of Tasmania Police said that as a result of the searches, a 33-year-old London Lakes man had been

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Missing man’s body recovered at New Norfolk

POLICE have this morning confirmed the recovery of human remains at New Norfolk last night (Sunday), in a car registered to Dale Nicholson who was reported missing in 2016. “Formal identification is yet to occur,” a Tasmania Police spokesperson told New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. “A report will be

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Crash near New Norfolk Bridge

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a two-car collision at the Rocks Rd approach to the New Norfolk Bridge. New Norfolk police, fire brigade and SES crews were quickly on the scene of the incident which occurred at about 6pm. The bridge remains open to traffic. See more Derwent

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Three now charged over Granton death

TASMANIA Police have announced murder charges against a further two men in relation to the death of 26-year-old Nicholas Scott at Granton on January 3. In a statement, police said a 44-year-old Moonah man and a 21-year-old man from Collinsvale had both been charged with murder and would appear before the

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Police operation nabs highland speedsters

POLICE, transport safety and inland fisheries officers conducted a traffic operation at three locations in the Central Highlands on Saturday, conducting a range of traffic enforcement activities including vehicle and licence checks, and drug and alcohol tests. Police today issued the following statistics from the operation: ◼️ Infringements were issued

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Granton man, 20, charged with murder

TASMANIA Police have charged a man with murder as part of the ongoing investigation into a firearms incident in Granton yesterday (Tuesday). The 20-year-old man from Granton remains in custody and will appear before the Hobart Magistrates Court at a later time. The police investigation is ongoing into the incident

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Fatal firearms incident at Granton

POLICE are investigating the circumstances of a firearms incident at Granton early this morning (Tuesday) which resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man and a younger man being injured.  “Around 10.50pm last night, Tasmania Police were notified by the Tasmanian Prison Service that a man who was under a

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Man’s body located in Great Lake

POLICE divers this morning located the body of a man they believe had been missing since a boating incident near Liawenee yesterday, December 29. While the body has not yet been formally identified, police believe it is the 50-year-old Sheffield man reported missing yesterday.  A bystander alerted authorities at about 12.40pm

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Fisherman feared drowned at Great Lake

POLICE have scaled back their search for a man who has been missing from Boundary Bay, near Liawenee, since early this afternoon. The search will resume at first light tomorrow (Friday) morning but police fear that the man has drowned in the Great Lake. A Tasmania Police spokesperson said it

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Dangerous day on the Lyell Highway

A TOURIST has died and another person has been flown to hospital in two separate incidents on the Lyell Highway today. The incidents occurred on a day of high winds throughout much of the state which resulted in trees falling on a number of roads. Tasmania Police advise that a

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