Crash after chase

A MOTORCYCLIST speeding away from Carrum Downs police mounted the kerb and crashed in Frankston North, 5.45pm, Saturday 3 February. Police said the Seaford man, 43, was riding without number plates w...

Water meter thefts

A SEAFORD man has been charged with five counts of theft and two of attempted theft in relation to water meter thefts in the Bonbeach and Carrum area, Wednesday 24 January. He was also charged with h...

Arrests over drugs

A SKYE woman, 23, was among a group arrested and charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of the drug ecstasy during raids by Southern Metro Divisional Response Unit and Frankston detectives ac...

Beach ‘pests’ on notice

A POLICE operation along Frankston beach, foreshore and boardwalk area will focus on tackling anti-social behaviour. Acting Sergeant Eva Marshall said Operation Baywatch will focus on public order, y...

Readers reach for healthy suspense

THE top 10 fiction and non-fiction books borrowed from Kingston libraries last year reveal local readers have a passion for suspense thrillers and healthy cooking. Kingston Council revealed library m...

Station robbery

A YOUNG man walking east in the Moorabbin train station concourse was assaulted by a teenager who stole electrical cables from his backpack, 12.20am, Monday 5 February. The offender, aged about 16 an...

New streetlights

KINGSTON Council is cutting greenhouse gas and reducing the burden of rising electricity bills by installing over 7,500 street lights with energy-efficient LED globes. Kingston mayor Cr Steve Staikos...

Big haul

A FOUR-wheel-drive, power boat, trailer and power tools valued at up to $170,000 were stolen from a Mordialloc business, overnight Saturday 3 February. Burglars cut a padlock at the Boundary Rd premi...

Recycling OK to go

A POSSIBLE waste recycling crisis is unlikely to impact on Kingston ratepayers according to council. Kingston area residents can continue putting out recycling bins for council collection as normal a...