Burglaries linked

A SERIES of thefts in Patterson Lakes overnight Sunday and Monday morning, 18-19 June, led to three houses being broken into, a luxury car’s window being smashed and another car burgled. The dog squa...

Drivers fined after royal weekend

POLICE detected more than 8300 traffic offences and more than 800 crime offences during the four days of Operation Regal over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. More than 3150 motorists were caught s...

Sign of times up for grabs

A COLLECTOR of vintage memorabilia hopes a place can be found in Mentone for part of a huge sign bought online that turned out to be too big to handle. Self-described “minimalist hoarder” Stella Chiv...

Search for missing man David Padley

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Berwick man David Padley. The 71-year-old was last seen at a business in New Street, Frankston about 1.50pm on Sunday. Police and fam...

Market call for auction man

AUCTIONEER Andy Reid will be wielding his hammer and hoping his voice will draw a crowd of football fans when he steps up at Mornington’s Wednesday market on 28 June. For 20 minutes from midday Mr Re...

Saturday assaults

Frankston police were quickly on the scene after reports of assaults and a theft in Frankston on Saturday night (17 June). Investigators have been told a man was sitting at the Frankston train statio...

Cash handed in

A “large amount” of cash was found at Frankston train station and handed in to police last Friday (9 June). A passerby found the money on a station platform. Police say the owner of the money can cla...

Van, car burnt out

Two stolen vehicles were torched in Frankston on Tuesday night (13 June). A delivery van stolen from Malvern East the same day was set alight in Cromer Court, Frankston. About 100 packages were missi...

Search warranted

POLICE seized about $100,000 worth of ill-gotten gains, including jetskis and motorbikes, after executing a warrant to search a Seaford home last week. Three jetskis, two motorbikes, power tools, lap...