Snake season sneaking up

BARRY Goldsmith has warned that this could be an “early year” for snakes. A wildlife controller, snake catcher and wildlife rescuer on the Mornington Peninsula for “close to four decades”, there’s no...

Pinball machines stolen

TWO pinball machines worth around $20,000 were stolen from a Seaford house, 6 July. Police are looking for information about the theft of the two machines. One was an Addams Family themed machine, wh...

Esports betting bust

TWO Mount Eliza men have been arrested and interviewed as part of an investigation into “suspicious betting activity” in an esports league, 23 August. Police allege that video game players had been “...

Body cams for Frankston police

BODY worn cameras will be worn by Frankston police officers starting from this week. Frankston and Carrum Downs police stations are next in line to receive bodycams. Victoria Police will deploy over ...

Caught with the munchies

A POLICE operation outside of Frankston fast food drive-throughs has seen 78 people drug tested, and 21 people test positive. Somerville Highway patrol conducted the operation on 16 and 17 August, pa...

Alleged carjacking

A MAN has escaped without injury after an alleged attempted carjacking in Seaford, 17 August. At around 12.20am on Lonsdale Street, a man allegedly approached the driver of a 2013 Chrisler sedan with...

Cancer screening participation ‘low’

LESS than half of eligible Frankston residents are taking part in the national bowel cancer screening program, new figures have revealed. Dates released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welf...

Five playgrounds open gates

FIVE new playgrounds have opened  up around the Frankston area this month. Seaford, Langwarrin, Skye, and Frankston South are now home to five new play spaces between them. A total of over $1 mi...