‘Cold case’ arrest

DETECTIVES at Frankston CIU last week assisted in the arrest of a man later charged with the murder of a Sydney toddler 47 years ago. It is the oldest cold case arrest in Australia. The 63-year-old, ...

Church appeal goes to Supreme Court

A GROUP that saw a bid to build a place of worship on green wedge land in Carrum Downs dashed by VCAT on religious grounds is appealing to the Supreme Court of Victoria to press ahead with its plan. ...

The truth is out there about UFO

IT wasn’t a bird. It wasn’t a plane. People in Westall who saw an unidentified flying object hovering over the suburb in 1966 are still sure they saw something extraordinary and unexplained on 6 Apri...

Off-duty officer attacked

AN off-duty policeman was allegedly assaulted at Edithvale golf course by a drunk, 3.30pm, Sunday 19 March. Mordialloc police said the officer was finishing a game of golf with his brother when a man...

Teens bashed

TWO friends in a group of five walking home in Carrum with takeaway were knocked to the ground and kicked in the head several times, 9.30pm, Friday 17 March. Chelsea police said the teenagers were wa...

The race is on … the beach

OLDER, possibly wiser, but definitely slower police were no match for their fit young Cornish College rivals at a Mordialloc beach race on Tuesday (21 March). Competing in the Community Lifesaving Ca...

Cyclist’s ride ruined

AN elderly cyclist’s ride at the Edithvale velodrome was spoiled when he was assaulted by a man standing on the track, 7.45pm, Tuesday 14 March. The man said he was enjoying his usual bike ride when ...

Car theft, assault charges

A FRANKSTON North man has been arrested over a series of alleged offences in Chelsea early on Monday 13 March. The 22-year-old has been charged with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing i...