Wedding blue

A WEDDING party leaving their reception at a Frankston hotel was spat upon and punched by three men in the street, 10.30pm, Saturday 5 November. Senior Sergeant Phillip Hulley, of Frankston police, s...

Teens arrested on car theft charges

A BOY and girl aged 14 were arrested in Frankston North last week on car theft charges. Sergeant Duncan McGorrery, of the Shadow Taskforce, praised an observant neighbour who alerted police to two ca...

Supermarket robbed

FIVE offenders forced their way in to the Coles supermarket in Patterson Lakes early Friday (4 November) and stole $17,500 cash and a quantity of cigarettes. CCTV footage shows the five men wearing h...

Bentley bent round pole

TWO 18-year-olds allegedly stole a $250,000 Bentley from a Doncaster house and drove it to Cheltenham before crashing into a brick fence in Cheltenham, 9.30am Sunday morning (6 November). The pair, o...

‘No decision’ on raised rail

  THE state government body responsible for managing the separation of road level crossings from rail lines across Victoria denies any final decisions on elevated rail along sections of the Fran...

Who is that masked man?

POLICE have released CCTV and images following an armed robbery in Patterson Lakes, Thursday 3 November. Investigators have been told a man wearing a skeleton mask and armed with a scalpel-like knife...

Safety first for ripping swim fun

A SENSE of bravado, over-confidence, alcohol, showing off to friends – there are lots of reasons why teenagers and young men fall prey to the dangers of rips at beaches. Those aged 15-39 years are st...

Third bowls green in play for public

MORE open space could be made available to Mentone residents as part of a proposal by the Mentone Bowling Club to lease part of its land to Kingston Council. Bowling club chair Addy Wetzler confirmed...

Eden is new mayor

THE YOUNGEST councillor elected to Kingston Council is now mayor. Councillors unanimously voted at a swearing in ceremony for councillors on Monday evening (7 November) for Cr David Eden to be the mu...

Thieves steal a dream

A CAR enthusiast’s Ford XY GT sedan, a Nissan 350Z, as well as laptop computers, sound equipment and power tools valued at $80,000, were stolen from a Braeside factory, overnight Wednesday 2 November...