June 16

Police charge man after sending threatening emails to Victorian MP

first_imgPolice charge man after sending threatening emails to Victorian MP A man will face court today after being charged over threatening emails allegedly sent to a Victorian government official last year.Late last year, the Fixated Persons Investigation Unit commenced an investigation following reports a member of Victorian parliament had received threatening emails, which were believed to have been sent from NSW.Following extensive inquiries, police executed a search warrant at a home at Nimbin about Monday 7 December 2020, where they seized a number of electronic devices, a computer, a tablet and a mobile phone for forensic examination.A 53-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Lismore Police Station, where he was charged with use carriage service to threaten to kill and two counts of use carriage service to menace/harass/offend.He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Lismore Local Court today (Monday 11 January 2021).The Fixated Persons Investigations Unit was established in 2017 by Commissioner Mick Fuller to focus on the detection, intervention, and prevention of so-called ‘lone actor’ and ‘fixated person’ threats and grievance-fuelled violence across the state.Anyone with information in relation to fixated persons is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. People should not report information via our Facebook and Twitter pages. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Australia, Commissioner, detection, Facebook, Government, investigation, Lismore, mobile, mobile phone, New South Wales, Nimbin, NSW, NSW Police, parliament, police, Twitter, Victoria, violence, warrantlast_img

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