Cabbie cheated

A CAB driver was cheated of his fare by two women he collected at Clayton Medical Centre and drove to a house in White St, Mordialloc, 5.30pm, Wednesday 17 August. Police said when the women, with tw...

Animal cruelty cases concern the RSPCA

KINGSTON has been ranked 22nd out of 79 Victorian council areas for reports of animal cruelty in the 2016-17 financial year according to RSPCA figures released last week, 65th on a per capita basis. ...

Pet products pinched

OFFENDERS smashed the glass doors of a pet food supplies business in Boundary Rd, Braeside, overnight Tuesday 16 August. CCTV footage shows them inside, jumping the counter, and stealing flea and wor...

House calls for wrong MPs in sandbelt

BAYSIDE residents took a step back in time this month when contacted by a polling firm canvassing their views on local MPs. Voters were asked to rate the performance of previous MPs instead of curren...

True grit

AN elderly Frankston woman showed plenty of fighting spirit when she challenged a burglar in her Cranbourne Rd house and chased him outside, 4am, Sunday 13 August. The man had earlier entered the 90-...

Hundreds of guns surrendered

HUNDREDS of firearms have been handed in for registration, sale or destruction in Victoria in the first month of National Firearms Amnesty. As of the end of July, 751 firearms had been surrendered in...

Animal cruelty concerns RSPCA

ANIMAL cruelty seems to be on the rise in the Frankston area, according to the RSPCA. Frankston has been ranked fifth out of 79 Victorian council areas for reports of animal abuse in the 2016-17 fina...

Boy ‘forced to steal’

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Carrum Downs man has been charged with robbery, theft and failing to appear over outstanding warrants after allegedly robbing a youth on a bus in Seaford and then, a week later, forcin...

Mono’, speed, may lead to court

THE rider of a Yamaha R1 sports motorbike performed a “mono” near the Bungower Rd on-ramp on Peninsula Link, Moorooduc, by lifting the front wheel. After slowing down for the speed camera at Eramosa ...