Fire on watch

FRANKSTON Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a suspicious fire in Frankston last month. The fire was at the rear of some shops on Horne Street near Beach Street on 23 September at ...

Stolen car rams stations

A VEHICLE stolen from Jeff Wignall Ford in Hastings on 9 October was used to ram raid multiple petrol stations. The first took place at 5am on Saturday, 13 October. The maroon Ford Everest was used t...

Drug raid haul

TWO Harley Davidson motorcycles, cars, cash, gun, ammunition, jewellery and drugs were seized by Frankston and other detectives during raids on houses in Seaford, Frankston South and Cranbourne last ...

Fencing The Pillars for safety

A FENCE stopping access to The Pillars rock jumping platforms at Mt Martha is to be built before summer. Mornington Peninsula Shire mayor Cr Bryan Payne said the situation at The Pillars “is out of c...

Hospital ward honours officers

FRANKSTON Hospital have welcomed a $150,000 donation from the Blue Ribbon Foundation Peninsula branch. The funding will be used to buy an ultrasound machine in Frankston emergency department, a haemo...

College’s kits help ease pain

A DONATION of 200 “comfort kits” from a class of year 12 VCAL students at Padua College, Mornington will help patients at Frankston Hospital’s emergency department. The kits contain combs, toothbrush...

Mentone blaze causes damage

AN out of control blaze has caused extensive damage to one home in Mentone and spread to two others. 35 firefighters attended the Flinders Street home, which caught fire at around 11am on Wednesday 1...

Beach Road theft

A VIOLENT and disturbing carjacking took place on Beach Road Frankston which has seen a woman in hers 50s left shaken up. The woman was parking on the road on 5 October at 4.30pm, and was being obser...

Cars taken off road

A BURGLARY took place at 2.20 am on 9 October at Jeff Wignall Ford on Flinders Road, Hastings. Thieves stole seven vehicles from the dealership in a narrow window of time. Two of those vehicles have ...

ATO scammers hitting Frankston

A SPATE of phone hoaxes have hit Frankston residents, with scammers calling people up pretending to be from the Australian Tax Office. The scammers have been calling from overseas and impersonating A...