Raid nets stolen goods

KINGSTON detectives raided properties in Ascot Vale and Flemington this week and recovered a large quantity of property stolen during a burglary at Rennison St, Parkdale, Tuesday 30 May. The victim i...

Drug buyer robbed

A MAN attempting to buy drugs from his dealer had a rifle pointed at him in the rear car park of Coles’ Mentone, 5.15pm, Friday 2 June. The victim, 26, of Mentone, had arranged to meet the dealer who...

Carjacking foiled 

A POLICE officer drew her handgun and shouted “I am police” to scare off three thugs who attempted to carjack her unmarked police car outside Bonbeach basketball complex, 9.20pm, Sunday 4 June. The l...

Suspicious activity in Mentone

Police are investigating a number of reports of suspicious activity in the Mentone area this month. Investigators have been told a girl was walking along Bourke Street on her way to school on 1 June ...

Cat saved from cruel death

A PASSING CFA volunteer saved a cat from its burning Frankston South house last week. The volunteer was on his way to a funeral when he noticed the blaze in the renovated brick veneer in Frankston-Fl...

Teens punched, robbed

NINE teenagers enjoying an impromptu basketball match at Ballam Park were terrorised by thugs, 9pm, Friday 26 May. The 16-17-year-olds were shooting hoops when six older men and a woman aged in their...

ATM thieves foiled

WOULD-BE thieves forced a side door at Langwarrin Plaza shopping centre and tried to cut open an ATM from the rear, early Tuesday morning, 30 May. Detective Senior Constable Deanne Williams, of Frank...

Jail over monkey-bike death

A COUNTY Court judge last week sentenced Caleb Jakobsson to seven years in jail for riding his mini-bike into, and killing, a Carrum Downs woman in September 2015. Judge Campton found the now 20-year...

Socking it to doctors’ depression

DOCTORS need to start helping themselves as well as others. That’s the message a Frankston Hospital cardiologist hopes to spread by encouraging medical profession colleagues to show support for the a...