Toppling a minister

IF you’re unhappy with decisions made by the state planning minister, try to get him sacked through the ballot box. At least that’s the thinking of Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor David Gill. C...

Jail after Frankston assault, kidnapping

A FRANKSTON man who pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping, armed robbery, sexual assault, making threats to kill, intentionally causing injury, dangerous driving causing serious injury, trespass an...

Chase ends in arrest

POLICE patrolling Skye Rd quickly did a U-turn when they spotted a car with stolen number plates, 8pm, Sunday 21 January, and then chased the alleged driver on foot when he ran into Karingal Hub shop...

Car burnt out

A CAR parked overnight near Frankston Hospital was burnt out by a would-be thief, 5.30pm, Tuesday 23 January. The red Mazda 323 was in a street near the George Pentland Botanic Gardens when its side ...

Teen robbed at knifepoint

A TEENAGER walking home through Edithvale Recreation Reserve had his watch stolen by another youth holding a knife, 12.20am, Sunday 21 January. The victim, 16, told police three teenagers shouted at ...

Cars damaged

A YOUTH allegedly went on a rampage in Albert St, Mordialloc, damaging 10 cars as he walked towards McDonald St, 6.30am, Friday 19 January. The Mordialloc youth, 17, allegedly kicked the side mirrors...

X-rays show cracks after quarry jump

A MT ELIZA boy was lucky not to suffer spinal injuries when he landed awkwardly after jumping from a 20-metre cliff at Moorooduc quarry, Mt Eliza, last week. Vincent Davies, 12, was swimming with fri...

Police seek pair

TWO men allegedly involved in a theft at Frankston on Friday 17 November are being sought by police. About 3.50pm, the men called into a Beach St store before one left with a $1400 printer without ma...

Drivers nabbed on mobiles

AN anomaly in the way drug driver statistics are recorded mistakenly showed there were no drivers under the influence of drugs caught during a Christmas and New Year period police operation. Operatio...