Aaron Waters jailed for drug supply
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
All the gear and no idea! A muscled-up Louis Vuitton-wearing drug dealer from Sydney’s northern beaches has swapped his designer shoes for prison greens after being jailed for three years. The NSW District court had been told the 27-year-old was involved in the supply of cocaine and MDMA out of an inconspicuous garage near Manly’s wharf. Detectives found 1381g of the party drug MDMA in the man’s garage. Despite some claims from his defence that he was suffering from anxiety, the NSW District court judge said that jail time was necessary for the gym junkie. The bloke had over 1kg of MDMA in his ..read more
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Busted! A year in Review
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
2020 Year in Review and what a year it has been! As we head into 2021, we’ve taken a look back at some of the biggest Busted moments from the year that has affected your community. It’s clear that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, criminal gangs, scammers and crooks have not taken a rest – instead they have used the new circumstances to their advantage. We’ve seen drug smugglers, including notable Instagram influencers, get caught trying to sell and smuggle illicit drugs in the community. There has also been a heap of fraudsters and scammers trying to trick Aussies – whet ..read more
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Hobart man arrested for childlike sex doll parts
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
It could be a trip back home for this Chinese national! A man accused of importing childlike sex doll parts in the shape of children has been arrested in Hobart. Officers visited a South Hobart property on Thursday morning, where they found another 23 parts and arrested the 28-year-old Chinese national. He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in jail and fines up to $555,000. The chances are he could be deported back to his home country. It’s sadly another story here on Busted about the arrest of a man who is involved in importing child-like sex dolls. It is a disgusting product to import ..read more
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WAFL star avoids jailtime over $20K marijuana bust
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
Now this is not the way to kick goals. A former West Perth women’s WAFL player has avoided jail after being caught trying to drive $20,000 worth of cannabis from Perth to Geraldton. Rikkisha Yeates was arrested during a traffic stop on Brand Highway near Dongara in March after police found nearly 2kg of the drug in a sports bag in the boot of her car. The 27-year-old told police she had been asked by an associate to drive the drugs to Geraldton and would be compensated with fuel money and 37.85 grams of cannabis as payment. Western Australia has a particular problem with illicit substances ..read more
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Alleged Insta drug dealer - PART II
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
The influencer, the rugby league coach and the cross-border drug syndicate. A Gold Coast Instagram Influencers with thousands of followers has been accused of taking part in a major cross-border drug syndicate that also allegedly involved a former NRL star-come-Gold Coast Titans coach. Mikayla Noakes, 20, fronted Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday where she pleaded not guilty to charges of participating in a criminal group and taking part in the supply of dangerous drugs. She was one of seven people arrested in a police blitz on Saturday, following a lengthy investigation into the supply of ..read more
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Dealing with retirement
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
Sign Up to The Insiders List https://bustedau.com.au/signup/ On this episode we look at an alleged online puppy scam which raked in tens of thousands of dollars, a huge bust from the AFP, Border Force and NSW Police, and a pensioner who allegedly pushed drugs from his retirement home. A man living at a quiet retirement village in Sydney’s north-west has been arrested after allegedly dealing drugs out of his unit. Police allege 62-year-old Gary Halford has been selling ice, cannabis and LSD from the Mountainview Retreat in Dural. Find out how the cops caught him! A huge tobacco bust linked t ..read more
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Painting the wrong picture
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
On this episode we look at a man who was once dubbed a success story for small businesses on a television commercial, pleading guilty to drugs charges. The Australian Border Force arrest a man for allegedly importing firearms and firearms parts from the US and thousands of dollars of vapes and illegal tobacco seized in Deniliquin. A man who was in a commercial, encouraging migrants to start small businesses in Australia has admitted to planning to import drugs into the country. Hamid Ranjbarian was arrested in 2019 for trying to smuggle 40kg of meth from the Middle East and Asia. Thousands o ..read more
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Cops And Robbers
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
Coups, Cops and Robbers - this episode of BUSTED has it all. A Perth man is facing charges as part of a fake video went viral online, allegedly calling for the federal government to be overthrown. The police were so concerned they called this a "coup". You won't believe what police found when they searched his house. Another armed robber targeting convenience stores, this time in Adelaide. Cash and cigarettes were stolen after a man allegedly in a facemask and armed with a knife entered the service station in Walkerville. And two bumbling idiots have left a lot of damage but stole very litt ..read more
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Cocaine disguised as coffee. Colombian man busted.
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
D-listers on drug charges, more fallout from Operation Ironside and how a Colombian national working in Australia Post got involved in cocaine imports. A former heartthrob on a popular TV show has been charged with drug possession in Melbourne. Orpheus Pledger was allegedly caught in Februarys 19 with half a gram of the drug ice. A Colombian man working for Australia Post has allegedly been BUSTED with 2 kilos of coke hidden in coffee tins. Jose David Pardo Tellez has been charged with possessing a commercial quantity of a border-controlled drug amongst other offenses. And four men have been ..read more
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Terror in the Suburbs
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by Busted Australia
1y ago
This episode of BUSTED we’ll be once again taking a look at the crime stories unfolding in the suburbs of Australian capital cities. From wannabe celebrities to wannabe extremists, we are going to be unpacking some of the top news stories and some you might have missed. An alleged ISIS terrorist has been arrested in Western Sydney. Police were concerned after his rhetoric had increased drastically and decided to intervene. The things they found in his home will shock you. A report by consultancy KPMG has found the high price of tobacco in Australia is driving up the black market trade. Somet ..read more
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