Monthly Archives: November 2015

Queensland police targeting online drug dealers

Queensland Police are targeting drug dealers who are using online classified websites to openly sell and buy illicit substances.

With Schoolies revellers descending on the Gold Coast, detectives from Queensland’s Drug and Serious Crime group have been engaged in Operation Sea Monk in recent weeks – in an attempt to prevent further drugs from flooding the streets.

“Recent studies say that you can obtain ice in particular within 15 minutes of going looking for it,” Detective Superintendent Jon Wacker told A Current Affair.

At a police briefing, Detective Howard Ball informed involved officers: “70-percent are selling, 30-percent are seeking drugs.”

In total, 28 people have been charged with 105 offences as part of Operation Sea Monk. These charges include trafficking, producing and supplying dangerous drugs.

“The success of this operation will mean we will continue to monitor the internet,” Detective Superintendent Wacker said.

Police are urging the public to help them in the fight against

Read more at: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/11/23/19/59/queensland-police-targeting-online-drug-dealers

Pioneer in Satellite Archaeology Wins Million-Dollar Prize

Nowadays the pioneering Egyptologist often looks toward the sky to locate treasures buried underground. Parcak, winner of the 2016 TED Prize, which was announced today, has pioneered the use of satellite imaging systems to map, quantify, and protect humanity’s past. These electronic eyes in the sky are helping archaeologists discover an invisible world of lost tombs, temples, and pyramids—even an entire Egyptian city buried for 3,000 years.

Read more at: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/151108-TED-prize-Sarah-Parcak-satellite-archaeology/

Missing Julian Hernandez – found alive after 13 years – ‘asked Reddit users for advice after discovering his ‘abduction’

The teenager found after going missing in 2002 aged just five may have asked Reddit users for advice after discovering he was abducted by his father, it has been reported.

In August 2002, 18-year-old Julian Tiberius Hernandez went missing in Birmingham, Alabama. It was suspected he had been abducted by his father Bobby Hernandez, 53.

On September 26 user on the social media site, where users ask each other for advice, wrote: “Sometime between the ages of 3 and 5, my dad took me, against a court order, away from my mother without me even knowing this.

“He changed my name and SSN (social security number) and did something similar for himself.

“I have lived my entire life up until a few days ago oblivious to this fact (I was told the name people had been calling me when I was young was my current middle name.) I only discovered all this as

Read more at: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/five-year-old-boy-went-6793429