Seasonal warning over online scams

POLICE are warning potential buyers of online goods to be wary of scams involving items advertised on widely used social media sites and common online auction websites. The warning follows a number o...

Roads take heavy toll on men

MEN make up the majority of road deaths in the past year, accounting for 186 of the 255 fatalities in Victoria. The number of lives lost includes 151 lives lost on country roads and 104 in metropolit...

Death at motorbike track park

A YOUNG motorbike rider died after an accident at the Frankston Motorcycle Park last month. Sebastian D’Imperio, 16, a student at Frankston’s John Paul College, died at the Seaford track on Saturday ...

Houses burgled

THREE aggravated burglaries occurred at Patterson Lakes last week. A thief stole a purse and a wallet from a house in Lord Rodney Drive, overnight Saturday 16 December. He or she may have entered thr...

Beach thefts warning

A FRENCH tourist had her iPhone stolen while swimming in front of Carrum Life Saving Club, 4.50pm, Saturday 16 December. The woman, 29, told lifesavers she was in the water for only 10 minutes. When ...

Woman startled

A WOMAN taking a shower at home in Lawrence Avenue, Aspendale, heard the front doorbell ring but didn’t do anything about it and then heard the sound of breaking glass, 9.15am, Friday 15 December. Wa...

Cool moves at basketball stadium

CHELSEA basketballers will be able to beat the heat thanks to $25,000 investment from Kingston Council to provide temporary air conditioning at the centre while a permanent solution is investigated. ...

History man reaches own milestone

KINGSTON Council has paid tribute to City Historian Dr Graham Whitehead who has dedicated 20 years of service researching, archiving and celebrating the area’s rich history. Kingston mayor Cr Steve S...

Balaclava gang robbery

UP to 10 offenders wearing balaclavas robbed a unit in The Ambassador complex, Frankston, 10.40pm, Saturday 9 December. A resident, 38, told police he answered a knock at his door and was shocked to ...

Putting the bite on arrested teen

A POLICE dog bit a teenager during an arrest after a pursuit along Peninsula Link, 12.19am, Tuesday 12 December. Somerville Highway Patrol had attempted to intercept a black Subaru with stolen number...