Arrest after police crash

A LANGWARRIN man and woman were arrested on 4 October after driving at an unmarked police vehicle and colliding with it. The incident occurred in Blackburn Mews. The male was driving the stolen vehic...

Theft spree charges

A 27 YEAR old Langwarrin man under police guard at Frankston Hospital has been released from care and charged on a number of burglary related charges. The man was bitten on the leg by a police dog an...

New face among the gum trees

TASTY eucalyptus leaves, lots of naps, cuddles from mum – welcome to the world of Banjo, the first koala joey born at Moonlit Sanctuary, Pearcedale. Banjo arrived after months of suspense for sanctua...

Gearing up for the garage sale trail

RESIDENTS in Frankston are getting prepared to say goodbye to old trinkets and knick-knacks with the annual Garage Sale Trail around the corner. The trail, taking place on 20 and 21 October, encourag...

Fumes blamed for man’s death

POISONOUS fumes from an LPG heater are being blamed for the deaths of a man and his pets asleep in a campervan at Rye last week. The man, 57, was living in the van behind a friend’s house in Sydney S...

Search is on after Frankston line assault

POLICE are searching for a man who committed an assault on a Frankston line train on 30 August. The man boarded the train at Bentleigh and assaulted a 19 year old male passenger who asked him to turn...

Experienced guest at Rotary event

THE Peninsula Rotary Club 2.0 will be hosting an evening with guest Les Twentyman, who will be promoting the cause of volunteering. Mr Twentyman has been a long time advocate for helping the homeless...

Monkey bike seized

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol members and Frankston Council staff worked together last week to nab the rider of a monkey bike seen riding in the Seaford Wetlands. The riders are unwelcome because they ca...

Repeat drug-driver

A 34-YEAR-OLD Somerville woman who tested positive to methamphetamines while driving her three young children to school on Tuesday morning 18 September had to leave the car and walk her children to s...