Vic cops planned to weather Lawyer X storm

By Karen Sweeney
Updated December 11 2019 - 7:53pm, first published 7:49pm
Victoria Police thought the George Pell case would overtake the media focus on Nicola Gobbo.
Victoria Police thought the George Pell case would overtake the media focus on Nicola Gobbo.

Victoria Police's media department believed they could weather the Lawyer X storm when the story broke and Cardinal George Pell would knock it off the front pages.