Fence no barrier to The Pillars

THE “temporary” fence designed to block access to The Pillars cliff jumping site at Mt Martha has effectively divided the community. Dubbed an eyesore and ineffective, the fence also sits on a narrow...

Mordialloc Mitsubishi missing

KINGSTON CIU detectives are investigating an alleged car theft in Mordialloc, 29 December. Police were told that two offenders stole a red Mitsubishi Lancer from a driveway on McDonald Street at 12.1...

Aspendale beach drowning

A MAN has drowned at Aspendale Beach on Monday 7 December. The man, who is believed to be in his 50s, was unresponsive when pulled out of the water at the beach. He was found in the vicinity of Park ...

Crime wave at Chelsea beach

A GROUP of youths set off on a crime spree along Chelsea beach on 27 December, committing numerous assaults and robberies across a half hour time period.  Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detec...

End of run

A MOTORBIKE rider who tried to do a runner from police ended up getting his friend’s bike impounded, Tuesday 18 December.  The incident occurred when Somerville Highway Patrol officers in Lyrebi...

Dog move

A SEAFORD woman has suffered an unfortunate start to the new year after a visit from a K9 unit and the Frankston Frontline Tactical Unit resulted in her arrest. Overnight on 1 January, police execute...

Unpaid fines not so fine

FIGURES from the Peninsula Community Legal Centre show that unpaid toll fines from the Frankston postcode exceeded a total value of $3 million. At total of 19,343 infringements have been reported fro...

Fire brigade battle Mordialloc blaze

A FOOD processing factory went up in flames in Mordialloc on 12 December. Fire crews were called in to attend the Bond Street blaze, which had broken out at the factory at around 5pm. Over 50 members...

Conceal car keys

SEVEN out of 10 cars are stolen with their own keys – a statistic that’s alarming police. Crime Stoppers Victoria is urging drivers to consider how easy they are making it for thieves by leaving thei...

On the road to duplication

THE state government’s Major Road Projects Authority has agreed to include a right-hand turn lane at Levida Drive in the Lathams Rd duplication project following consultation with Carrum Downs busine...