Fire danger’ over, register burn-offs

THE CFA is urging landowners in the cities of Frankston and Kingston and Mornington Peninsula Shire to register burn-offs and avoid unnecessary call-outs. With the official end of the fire danger per...

Man’s arm fractured

A FRANKSTON man received a compound fracture of the arm after a car was allegedly driven deliberately at him in his own front yard. Police said the man heard a car in the driveway of his Burns St uni...

‘Cold case’ arrest

DETECTIVES at Frankston CIU last week assisted in the arrest of a man later charged with the murder of a Sydney toddler 47 years ago. It is the oldest cold case arrest in Australia. The 63-year-old, ...

Off-duty officer attacked

AN off-duty policeman was allegedly assaulted at Edithvale golf course by a drunk, 3.30pm, Sunday 19 March. Mordialloc police said the officer was finishing a game of golf with his brother when a man...

Teens bashed

TWO friends in a group of five walking home in Carrum with takeaway were knocked to the ground and kicked in the head several times, 9.30pm, Friday 17 March. Chelsea police said the teenagers were wa...

Cyclist’s ride ruined

AN elderly cyclist’s ride at the Edithvale velodrome was spoiled when he was assaulted by a man standing on the track, 7.45pm, Tuesday 14 March. The man said he was enjoying his usual bike ride when ...

Councillors flag return of committees

A COMMUNITY push to have more access to Kingston councillors to provide feedback may see ward-based committees of residents formed to formally speak to council’s elected representatives. Councillors ...

Charges after postie bike used in getaway

A FRANKSTON man who allegedly pushed a postie off his bike and used it as his getaway vehicle on Friday afternoon handed himself into police on Monday. The incident occurred after police used road sp...