Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Police appeal to identify man found in critical condition

Police are appealing for information after an unidentified man was located unconscious on the North Coast today. About 11.25am, ambulance paramedics were called to a man who was located unconscious in the water at the footbridge on Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads. The man was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital in a critical condition with a […]

Man stabbed to death in NSW

Police are investigating following the death of a man who was stabbed at Greenacre this afternoon. Just before 2pm Friday 13 November 2015, emergency services were called to Wangee Road, following reports of a stabbing. Officers arrived a short time later and found a man, believed to be aged 22, with a stab wound to […]

Man who murdered autistic teen with axe jailed

A man who murdered an autistic teenage boy with an axe has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years. Joel Henderson, 42, killed Timothy “Timmy” O’Brien, 14, in 2013, in “retaliation” for the teens defence of his stepfather Peter Williams. Mr Williams was lured by two men, Darren Wilson and Joel Henderson, to a home in Scarsdale, […]

Man caught filming children in Sydney shopping centre toilet

A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged for allegedly filming and photographing young boys in toilet cubicles in the Sutherland Shire. Around 3pm on Friday 30 October 2015, an eight-year-old boy was confronted by a man inside a toilet block at a shopping centre in Menai. The man allegedly photographed the boy inappropriately before […]

Minister recognises 50 years of women police in Queensland

Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller has joined with female officers past and present to celebrate a significant milestone for the Service – 50 years of sworn women police. Minister Miller said in some ways it was difficult to believe female officers had only been part of the QPS for 50 years. “It was way back in […]