Dan Oakes

Dan Oakes

Assault and robbery: the dark side of the city

Dan Oakes Curious families and drunken punters stare at the lanky young man as he sits handcuffed on a bench outside Crown Casino.

Police extend crackdown on city's gang robberies

Crime hot spot: Gangs of young men and women are targeting people on the northern side of the Yarra River.

Dan Oakes A trial operation targeting violent gang robberies in Melbourne's central business district and western suburbs will be rolled out indefinitely, senior police have said.

Adrian Franze jailed for 17 years over drug importation

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Dan Oakes A Melbourne property developer and bar owner who attempted to possess 14 kilograms of cocaine and 133 kilograms of methamphetamine with a street value of $14 million has been sentenced to 17 years in...

How the West was lost

Harbi Buku Khamis

Dan Oakes With no hope of a job, young African migrants in the western suburbs are turning to alcohol and drugs.