Charges over hit run

A HASTINGS man will be charged with failing to stop and render assistance after his car collided with a pedestrian in Coolstore Rd, Hastings 6.55pm, Monday. Sergeant Peter Martin, of Somerville Highw...

Bag snatch attempt

A WOMAN in her mid-30s was attacked by up to five teenagers who tried to steal her backpack, 8.45am, Thursday 6 April. Detective Senior Constable Mitchell Hardisty, of Frankston CIU, said the woman n...

Explosives charges

A SEAFORD man, 31, will face Frankston Magistrates’ Court in June charged with manufacturing and storing explosives. Detectives executing a drugs warrant on the man’s property, Thursday 6 April, thou...

Voters’ who don’t reply face fines

MOST infringement notices issued to those deemed not to have voted at last year’s Frankston City Council elections were because no response was received to apparent-failure-to-vote notices, the Victo...

Cruel end for ‘puppies’ of the sea

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop the mostly hidden killing and maiming of a group of fish known as smooth rays. The rays are rarely sought after for food but are often killed so they won’t waste ...

Chance for say on city’s plan, spending

FRANKSTON mayor Cr Brian Cunial says the council’s draft 2017-18 budget and five-year council plan “overcome impediments caused by the state government’s rate capping to deliver services and capital ...

Thieves show a touch of class

BURGLARS stole up to $50,000 in cash, designer clothes, handbags, jewellery and a safe from a Patterson Lakes house, sometime between Friday 24 March and Sunday 26 March. Also taken was wine from the...

Customer cuts up rough

A SALES assistant at a Mordialloc supermarket was abused and then sprayed on the arm by a customer whose bag she had been asked to inspect, 11.43am, Thursday 6 April. Police were told the 17-year-old...

Pet, record players stolen

THIEVES kicked in the front door of a Chelsea unit and attacked the occupant with a baseball bat, 4.15am, Sunday 9 April. They then stole two record player turntables and the man’s 18-week-old puppy ...