Category Archives: Physical evidence

Criminal evidence (inc. adhesive tape, rope, soil, trace evidence, fibres, textiles, dyes, poisons, fertilisers) in relation to homicide, suicide, sexual assault, break & enter, hit & run etc.
Includes explosives, IEDs (Improvised explosive devices) oil spills and comparisons, physical evidence examination

Taskforce Maxima arrest OMCG members for alleged extortion and violence charges

Qld Police Media 27 August 2015

Taskforce Maxima, State Crime Command today finalised Operation North Gulf 2 which targeted the criminal activities of a violent outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG).
On May 15 this year eight people were arrested for a range of serious criminal offences including torture, assault in company, extortion, grievous bodily harm, robbery and possession of drugs. This gang included ex-members of the Comancheros OMCG who claimed to be attempting to start up a chapter of the Rebels OMCG to be based in the western suburbs of Brisbane.
As result of recent investigations, a further eight men have arrested and charged with 58 serious criminal offences including grievous bodily harm, drug trafficking, arson of a home, arson of a vehicle, retaliation against a witness, extortion, assault occasioning bodily harm in company, threatening persons with firearm and recruiting persons to join a criminal organisation.

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Update 5 – Murder charge, Gatton

Qld Police Media 27 August 2015

Police have charged an 18-year-old Lockyer Waters man with murder following their investigations into the disappearance of 16-year-old Jayde Kendall from Gatton.
Earlier today the body of a girl, believed to be that of a teenager was located in Upper Tent Hill.
The 18-year-old man was charged with one count each of murder and misconduct with a corpse by interfering.
He is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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Brisbane Times news report 28 August 2015: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/jayde-kendall-missing-gatton-teens-body-found-friend-charged-with-murder-20150827-gj9j23.html

News.com.au report: http://www.news.com.au/national/school-friend-accused-of-murder-of-jayde-kendall/story-fncynjr2-1227502093260?from=public_rss

Two charged after house fire in Ipswich

Brisbane Times AAP 26 August 2015

Two men have been charged following a fire that severely damaged an Ipswich home.
The house was unoccupied at the time the fire broke out early on Wednesday but the size of the blaze forced surrounding homes to be evacuated, a Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said.
A 23-year-old Leichhardt man and 33-year-old North Ipswich man will face Ipswich Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Read at source: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/two-charged-after-house-fire-in-ipswich-20150826-gj7vc2.html

 

Homicide detectives search Gaven shed for clues on missing man Greg Dufty

Gold Coast Bulletin 25 August 2015

HOMICIDE detectives are staying tight-lipped as they scour a large work shed and vacant block for evidence relating to the mystery disappearance of Gold Coast man, Greg Dufty.

It’s been 50 days since anyone has heard from or seen the 37-year-old, who is suspected to have been murdered.

Police descended on the Gaven property yesterday with plans to search the area for the next two days.

http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/crime-court/homicide-detectives-search-gaven-shed-for-clues-on-missing-man-greg-dufty/story-fnje8bkv-1227497088859

Item belonging to missing teenager Jayde Kendall found in Ipswich

Brisbane Times Kristian Silva and Kim Stephens August 19, 2015

Police divers have scoured a dam on an Ipswich farm on Wednesday afternoon, as the search for missing Gatton teenager Jayde Kendall enters its fifth day.
The homicide squad has been called in to assist in the hunt for the 16-year-old, who vanished after leaving Lockyer District High School about 3.20pm on Friday.
She has not been seen since.

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/item-belonging-to-missing-teenager-jayde-kendall-found-in-ipswich-20150819-gj2nz9.html

ABC News report: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-19/jayde-kendall-new-lead-in-search-for-missing-qld-teenager/6709376

Conference alert – APCChe 2015

27 September – 1 October 2015
Melbourne, Australia

APCChE is a bi-annual conference for the Asian Pacific community of chemical and process engineers and industrial chemists who come together to discuss latest developments in the field, recognise outstanding achievement and share lessons learned.

http://www.icheme.org/chemeca2015/home.aspx

Arson investigation, Mount Cotton

QPS News 17 August 2015

Police are investigating after a stolen car was found burnt out on Wednesday August 5 on Eprapah Road, Mount Cotton.

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