Drug-driving woman had children in car

POLICE who stopped a woman driver after a school pick up in Langwarrin found she was driving under the influence of the drug ice. The woman’s car was intercepted by police who found two unrestrained ...

CEO’s mystery trip ‘overseas’

FRANKSTON Council’s chief executive officer has gone on a mystery trip and no-one at council was able to say exactly where last week. Dennis Hovenden is believed to be overseas on business and leave ...

Luck of the draw for council candidates

DONKEY votes in the Frankston Council elections last month saw two candidates who polled more first preference votes than other candidates miss out on being elected to council. Savvy candidates also ...

Arrest over 70 robberies

A MAN suspected of up to 70 burglaries on factories and commercial premises in the Frankston, Dandenong and Casey areas was arrested last week. Detective Senior Constable Jason Hamilton-Smith, of Fra...

Car set ablaze

A MOLOTOV cocktail was thrown onto the bonnet of a car in Faygate Ct, Frankston, last week, setting it ablaze. Senior Constable Jarrad Brookman, of Frankston CIU, said neighbours heard a loud bang as...

Ambos response slightly slips

EMERGENCY ambulance response times have risen by the smallest of margins across Frankston and best practice targets for emergency call-outs are still being missed. Data released by Ambulance Victoria...

Train station crime ‘on rise’

SAFETY on the Frankston train line has hit the spotlight again, with claims that the latest crime statistics show high crime in the area despite security improvements including CCTV cameras and patro...

The thin tache line

MOUSTACHES abound at Frankston police station in Fletcher Rd. The boys in blue are relishing their chance to take part in the Movember movement, supporting a great cause in helping raise awareness of...

Kangas defy the long odds

PROVINCIAL LANGWARRIN sits in third position on the MPCA Provincial table after pulling off a remarkable victory against Long Island. The Kangaroos are far from the most talented list in the competit...

Main Ridge in the mix

DISTRICT MAIN Ridge got its season back on track, picking up maximum points against Rye in MPCA District cricket. After losing the opening game of the season to Delacombe Park, the Ridge have had a d...