Broker hit sex worker, police say
The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 May 2018, 241 words, Angus Thompson
A Sydney mortgage broker paid for the $200 ‘platinum service’ at a suburban brothel, then punched and spat on the sex worker who believed he wasn’t wearing a condom, a court has heard. Andrew Strogylos, 36, has also been accused of drug supply after police raided his home in Belmore, in Sydney’s south-west, and allegedly found 127 vials of steroids in his bedroom.
Former Queensland Electoral Commissioner Walter van der Merwe hid steroids before raid
The Australian – Online, 30 April 2018, 206 words, Charlie Peel
Electoral boss hid steroids. Former Queensland Electoral Commissioner Walter van der Merwe hid steroids in a cash tin in his office and asked a fellow employee to look after his belongings ahead of an expected raid.
Ex-bureaucrat on steroids charge
The Australian, 19 April 2018, 420 words, Michael McKenna
Queensland’s former electoral commissioner Walter van der Merwe allegedly stashed steroids in his office before being suspended and quitting his position this year.
Ex-Queensland electoral commissioner Walter van der Merwe facing drug charge
The Australian – Online, 18 April 2018, 421 words, Michael McKenna
Ex electoral boss on drug charge. Queensland’s former electoral commissioner Walter van der Merwe is facing a drug possession charge just a month after quitting his position.
Nova Peris daughter Jessica Peris tests positive to banned substance
The Australian – Online, 20 February 2018, 251 words, No author
Peris caught in doping scandal. Australian athletics has been rocked by a drugs scandal after the daughter of Olympic gold medalist and former senator Nova Peris testing positive.
Former Tiger fears legal fallout
The Australian, 31 January 2018, 358 words, Tessa Akerman
Former Richmond footballer Jake King is likely to resolve charges of alleged extortion but could lose his job over fresh allegations of steroid possession, a court has heard.