Charges after Mustang stolen

A CARRUM Downs man has been remanded to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court after allegedly ramming a police car in a stolen Ford Mustang sports car early Saturday morning, 20 August. The 24-year-...

Remand after alleged kidnapping

A FRANKSTON man charged over the alleged abduction of a home owner in Frankston last week has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court in November. The 47-year-old is facing numerous c...

Books club

STUDENTS at Patterson River Secondary College are facing a ban on technology in school this week but it not a punishment for any misdemeanour. The ‘ban’ on mobile phones, iPads and laptops in the sch...

PO burgled

MAIL thieves have again been active, this time at Braeside post office, overnight Wednesday 17 August. Police said the thieves got away with up to 30 mail items from internal archive boxes at the Ven...

Crashers ruin party

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl’s birthday party at Carrum community hall attracted unwanted guests, Saturday night, 20 August. Police were told gate crashers used a garden picket to smash a window in the Walkers...

Scammer takes retailer goods

A WOMAN using a stolen credit card scammed electrical goods valued at almost $20,000 from a retailer in Mentone, Wednesday 17 August. The woman originally asked to buy two TV sets from Seconds World,...

Safe after science ‘chain reaction’

A SCIENCE experiment at Aspendale Gardens Primary School last week ended with three people being taken to hospital. Mordialloc police were told a parent at the school’s science expo mixed half a cup ...

Still game for dance

IT’S never too late to dance the day away. A dozen seniors attended a debutante presentation dance this month at Aspendale Senior Citizens Club. Seniors aged in their 70s and 80s put rehearsal time t...

Height concerns ignored

IGNORING residents’ concerns about high-rise development in Mentone brought protests to Labor Planning Minister Richard Wynne’s doorstep last week. Friends of Mentone Station and Gardens president Do...