Queensland man charged over alleged online child abuse offences

Editor’s note: Audio grabs of Detective Acting Superintendent Child Protection Operations Mary Bolton are available via Hightail. A 54-year-old man, charged with possessing child abuse material, is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court today (27 May 2022). The AFP’s Brisbane Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team, charged the man on 26

WA man in court over drug and cash stash

Editor’s note: Vision and images from the arrest are available here The AFP has charged a 36-year-old man with drug trafficking offences after investigators allegedly found methamphetamine, cocaine and about $200,000 cash at his home. AFP officers arrested the man yesterday afternoon after executing a search warrant at his Mirrabooka residence,

Man charged with importing child abuse material into Australia

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force. A 43-year-old Argentinian man is expected to face Central Local Court today (25 May 2022) after he was arrested at Sydney Airport on Saturday (21 May 2022) allegedly in possession of child abuse material. Australian Federal

Ship Captain charged over WA 320kg cocaine plot

This is a joint release between Australian Federal Police, Western Australia Police Force and Australian Border Force Editor’s Note: Footage and images of the arrest are available via Hightail. The AFP has charged the 51-year-old Master of an international bulk shipping carrier for his alleged role in the plot to import 320

Nine new detection dogs unleash their full paw-tential

The AFP is bolstering its efforts to sniff out crime with nine new technology detection dogs being deployed across the country. The nine canine crime fighters and their handlers are being posted in capital cities around Australia to help sniff out hidden technology devices such as SIM cards, USBs and

Two men charged over alleged online child abuse offences

Editor’s note: Audio grabs of Detective Acting Superintendent Mary Bolton are available via Hightail Two men are scheduled to face Brisbane Magistrate Court today (20 May 2022), after they were both charged with possessing child abuse material following separate investigations by the AFP Northern Command Child Protection Operations team. A 55-year-old

AFP appealing for information on wanted fugitive

Editor’s note: Image of the person of interest is available via Hightail. The AFP is appealing to the public for information on Tony Haddad, who is a person of interest to the Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST). The AFP FAST is seeking any information about Mr Haddad’s current location. His last