Dumper fined

A DUMPER has been fined $16,000 after Frankston Council took court action to prosecute the offender. The offender was found guilty at Frankston Magistrates’ Court in June and mayor Cr Colin Hampton s...

Doctor’s notes a winter remedy

By Barry Morris A DOCTOR could be forgiven for prescribing patients a dose of jazz music to help them get back in the swing and beat the winter blues. During a consultation, she could break into scat...

Shot fired in Frankston

A SHOT was fired when police officers tried to apprehend the occupants of a stolen car in Frankston this afternoon (13 July). Police saw a stolen Mercedes Benz SUV near Frankston-Dandenong Road, Fran...

Internet scammers target the unwary

SCAMMERS falsely claiming to be NBN Co representatives have been asking for personal information and financial details under the pretence of switching internet services to the national broadband netw...

Search arrest

POLICE arrested a man, in Aspendale last Wednesday (4 July) following a search a property. Police executed a search warrant at a 32-year-old man’s Aspendale home shortly before 8am. Investigators all...

Survey says council is ‘above average’

AN annual survey of ratepayers has rated Kingston Council’s performance as “above average” compared to other councils across Victoria. Council says 400 randomly selected households throughout the Kin...

Guitar returned

A STOLEN guitar was returned to its rightful owner thanks to a tip-off from a shop owner. Police said a Frankston Local Cash Sales manager called the Frankston Crime Investigation Unit after “a suspi...

Furniture thief nabbed

AN unsanctioned removalist who stole furniture from two homes for sale in Seaford over the past two months (“‘Everything’ goes”, The Times 5/7/18) has been arrested by police. Frankston Detective Sen...

‘Hero’ hailed after fire rescue

A QUICK acting neighbour has been hailed a hero after rescuing a 12-year-old girl from a home ablaze in Frankston South’s Seaview Road at about 11pm on Wednesday night (4 July). Chris Raynor ran to t...