Dan Oakes

Dan Oakes

Brunswick street closed after drug bust

Dan Oakes A large section of Brunswick Street in Fitzroy has been closed this afternoon after police pulled over a car and found a large quantity of chemical potentially used for making drugs.

Police nab bikies in dramatic arrest

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Dan Oakes Police arrest Bandidos sergeant-at-arms Toby Mitchell in a dramatic interception on a South Melbourne street on Wednesday afternoon.

Bayley should have been in jail

A handcuffed Adrian Ernest Bayley arrives at court on Tuesday morning.

Dan Oakes Adrian Ernest Bayley was able to rape and murder Jill Meagher despite having breached his parole period imposed for a series of horrific rapes committed 12 years earlier.

Father's death a catalyst for life of crime

Tony Mokbel arrives at the Supreme Court for sentencing.

Dan Oakes He grew up to become one of the most infamous criminals in Australia's history, but long before that, Tony Mokbel was the 10-year-old boy who walked his mother in the pre-dawn to her job at the meat...

What Bayley did in Jill's final hours

Adrian Ernest Bayley.

Dan Oakes The chilling CCTV footage of Adrian Ernest Bayley's movements in the hours before and after he raped and allegedly murdered Jill Meagher are a small glimpse of a painstaking and careful police...

Man on CCTV comes forward

Police sign, police generic

David Jeans and Dan Oakes A man has come forward claiming to be pictured in CCTV footage of Jill Meagher.

Images of Jill set a haunting scene

jill meagher CCTV

Dan Oakes It was the moment Jill Meagher ceased to be a phantom and became gut-wrenchingly real.

Hoodie man footage raises abduction fears

A missing person sign for Jill Meagher in Brunswick.

Dan Oakes and David Jeans It looks increasingly likely that missing Melbourne woman Jill Meagher was abducted from the street within a few minutes' walk of her Brunswick home.

Social media stokes sex-attack fears

Jill Meagher

Dan Oakes Social media sites are stoking fears of an increase in random sex attacks but are also providing a high-tech tool for police investigating sexual assaults.

Websites stirring up attack fears

Coalition backbench MPs are under pressure to close down their Twitter and other social media accounts.

Dan Oakes Social media sites are stoking fears of an increase in random sex attacks but are also providing a high-tech tool for police investigating sexual assaults.

Conman leaves trail of misery through suburbs

Conman, Carlos Dario Martinez.  THE AGE . news . 11 JANUARY 2013 . supplied pic . story by Dan Oakes . .

Dan Oakes In one of Melbourne's outer northern suburbs, a young couple are packing up their belongings and preparing to move house.

Police braced for bloody bikie war

Bandidos

Nino Bucci, Dan Oakes and John Silvester Guns for hire are flooding into Victoria as a bloody feud between bikie gangs threatens to erupt.

Body parts discovered

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Dan Oakes A man's partial remains have been discovered at a Bellarine Peninsula property.