News > Australia

Australian Police Have Arrested a Man Over Suspicious Packages Sent to Consulates

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

Australian police arrested a man after 38 suspicious packages containing a possibly hazardous substance were sent to foreign consulates in the Australian cities of Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney.
The 48-year-old was arrested at his home in Shepparton, Victoria state, on Wednesday night, and charged with sending dangerous articles to be carried by a postal service, police said. He was due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court later on Thursday.
Around 10 diplomatic missions, mostly in Melbourne, on Wednesday reported the delivery of suspicious packages, some of them labelled “asbestos.”...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Australia      Onetime      Overnight  


‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

Their investigation revealed strong links between the Sicilian mafia of Palermo and American organized crime families - particularly the Gambino crime family of New York... Read more ...

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

The man said he was looking for the author of the message who described himself in the note as a 13-year-old English boy traveling in a cruise ship along the southern... Read more ...

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

An Illinois woman is hoping to solve a 26-year-old mystery after a postcard from Hong Kong arrived in her mailbox last week. Read more ...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by father's golf ball

Family members described the girl as her dad's "golfing buddy." Read more ...

Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

The loop of "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" is a temporary fix to keep homeless people off the patio. Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case

Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen - and a federal... Read more ...

Massive water main break closes busy Newton street

Massive water main break closes busy Newton street

Residents and motorists are being asked to avoid Needham Street in Newton Wednesday after a major water main break, Newton Fire said. Read more ...

Baker Mayfield's defense of Odell Beckham tears down Giants and their fans

Baker Mayfield's defense of Odell Beckham tears down Giants and their fans

As if Odell Beckham Jr. can't talk himself into enough controversies. Baker Mayfield offered a defense of Beckham during an in-depth ESPN piece on the Browns quarterback, and... Read more ...