Police rack up big numbers

THE Melbourne Cup has been run and won – and so has the police Operation Furlong which ran over the long race weekend. In the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula areas, Somerville Highway Patrol polic...

Three car smash investigated

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol is investigating a three-car collision that occurred in Frankston on 7 November. Investigators have been told a blue Nissan Micra was attempting to make a right hand turn fr...

Golf buggy blues

A 27 year old man was arrested without incident on Karingal Drive on 6 November in relation to an aggravated burglary. Police say the man broke into a home at the Big 4 park in Frankston South while ...

Contamination hits iceberg

A HEAD of iceberg lettuce has been found to contain a 75 millimetre nail at Carrum Downs Coles on Ballarto Road. The nail was pulled from the product by a customer at 1.40 pm on 3 November. Managemen...

Train pains could be on the way

CARRUM Liberal candidate Donna Bauer has conceded that $450 million may not be enough to complete the extension of the Frankston line to Baxter. The project, which would involve electrifying the line...

Burn notice

FRANKSTON residents will have permits to burn cancelled on 17 November after the CFA declared the municipality’s “fire danger period” would start on 19 November. Frankston councillor Colin Hampton sa...

Lloyd Park plans unveiled

PLANS for a revamped Lloyd Park in Langwarrin have been revealed as the Liberals pledged $6 million dollars to the project. The commitment is only half of the quoted price for the upgrade, and the st...

Unwelcome visitor

A SEAFORD man is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving related offences after a car crashed into a Seaford home in the early hours of 4 November. A car was allegedly driving erraticall...

Long way over

CARRUM Downs Police have nabbed a driver in Frankston driving more than four times over the legal limit. The man was pulled over at 6pm on 3 November for not wearing his seatbelt. He returned a breat...

Expensive bail posted

A 27-year-old woman has been charged and remanded to appear in Frankston Magistrates Court after visiting Frankston Police station on 29 October to post bail. Upon arriving, police allege to have dis...