‘Fake’ rifle arrest

A FRANKSTON man allegedly “waving around” an imitation firearm with telescope in Cheltenham, 2pm, Thursday 13 April, will be charged on summons. A witness called police to report the Mallee Ct man, 4...

Roped into a more lawful way of life

LEARNING the ropes takes on a new meaning when it’s backed by a court order. For the past 10 years many young offenders have been “sentenced” to teaming up with police to take on the challenges posed...

Jet ski, trailer stolen

A JET ski on a trailer was stolen from an apartment complex car park in McLeod Rd, Patterson Lakes, over the Easter weekend. The offenders removed a wheel clamp from the trailer and hooked it and the...

Mustang stolen, wrecked

TWO youths who allegedly stole a late model Ford Mustang before it was written off in a collision at Drouin West, Saturday 15 April, faced a bail hearing yesterday (Tuesday 18 April). The youths, 15,...

Beaten up for mobile phone

A MAN was attacked and robbed of his $1000 mobile phone as he walked along Chelsea Rd, Chelsea earlier this month. The 31-year-old told Chelsea police four men of African appearance, aged in their 20...

Charges over hit run

A HASTINGS man will be charged with failing to stop and render assistance after his car collided with a pedestrian in Coolstore Rd, Hastings 6.55pm, Monday. Sergeant Peter Martin, of Somerville Highw...

Bag snatch attempt

A WOMAN in her mid-30s was attacked by up to five teenagers who tried to steal her backpack, 8.45am, Thursday 6 April. Detective Senior Constable Mitchell Hardisty, of Frankston CIU, said the woman n...

Explosives charges

A SEAFORD man, 31, will face Frankston Magistrates’ Court in June charged with manufacturing and storing explosives. Detectives executing a drugs warrant on the man’s property, Thursday 6 April, thou...

Services and marches

FRANKSTON RSL’s Anzac Day services, Tuesday 25 April, will continue to commemorate those who went into battle during World War I. This year’ services will be at the new war memorial and cenotaph at B...

Voters’ who don’t reply face fines

MOST infringement notices issued to those deemed not to have voted at last year’s Frankston City Council elections were because no response was received to apparent-failure-to-vote notices, the Victo...