Naked City
Naked City
May 12, 2020
The crook and the copper
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Christopher Dean Binse was a prodigious armed robber and expert escape artist. He led a cat and mouse chase with armed robbery squad detective Ken Ashworth. When Ashworth eventually caught him in 1992, Binse expected to be bashed but instead he was treated fairly. Shocked, Binse agreed to a taped off-the-record chat with Ashworth where he explains the high he gets from a stick-up. Listen to Binse tell-all over a few beers, giving unique insight into the charismatic robber.

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True Blue Crime
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True Blue Crime
The Russell Street Bombing
Inside the watch house across the street, which housed the cells of the nearby courthouse, constables Dave Yeoman and Angela Taylor had just fed the prisoners. It was their own lunch time now, and they could smell the fresh sandwiches emanating from the canteen across the road. ‘Whose turn is it to get the munchies?’ asked Angela. The 21 year old rising star was dux of her class at the academy; she had a bright smile, and this was her last shift before going on holidays. ‘I’ll toss you for it,’ Dave said with a smile, before he guessed correctly on the heads or tails and ordered a ham, cheese and tomato sandwich from Angela... Join Shaun and Chloe as they discuss Melbourne's devastating Russell Street bombing in 1986. Join our Patreon community for access to exclusive extra content: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/truebluecrime Link to one-off Supporter donations at the bottom of show notes Website - www.truebluecrimepodcast.com - includes our merch store Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/380493356066315/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/truebluecrime/ Email - truebluecrime@gmail.com This episode was produced by True Blue Media using the open source materials referenced below: * The Russell Street Bombing by Vikki Petraitis * Forensic Investigators S2E6 * Crimes That Shook Australia S2E5 * 60 Minutes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6cggxOy-hQ * https://www.news.com.au/national/courts-law/rape-charge-for-russell-street-pair-peter-reed-and-craig-minogue/news-story/5950c4bfdf91dd563307cd935c059d44 * https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/russell-street-bomber-stan-taylor-dies-in-custody-20161019-gs655k.html * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Street_Police_Headquarters * https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/the-day-terror-came-to-melbourne-the-russell-street-bombing-30-years-on-and-the-murder-of-angela-taylor-20160223-gn15xs.html * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Street_bombing * https://www.theage.com.au/national/remembering-the-day-russell-street-shook-20060325-ge209w.html * https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-24/scars-still-felt-20-years-after-russell-street-bombing/7264058 * Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/true-blue-crime.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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