Charges over fight

THREE men have been arrested following the alleged assault of two security guards at The Sands hotel, Carrum Downs, in the early hours, Saturday 25 August. Detective Senior Constable Darren Paxton, o...

Arrest of man who ‘shouldn’t be there’

A LITTLE girl ran into her mother’s bedroom at their home in Seaford and told her a man was in the house who “shouldn’t be there”, 4.15am, Wednesday 26 September. The woman told police she confronted...

Choir in tune for UK tour

THE Australian Welsh Male Choir leaves Australia on the 20 October for a tour of the United Kingdom that will include performances in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool , York, Chester and Nort...

Have a crack for Jac

A FUNDRAISING event will be held on 20 October to raise money for Patterson Lakes resident Jackie Smith to help with her treatment for bowel cancer. Ms Smith was diagnosed with bowel cancer a year ag...

Community groups granted funds

ISAACS MP Mark Dreyfus has recommended a total of $150,000 in grants for local community groups in the latest round of the Stronger Communities Program. This small grants program enables local commun...

Time the essence in stroke treatment

MORNINGTON father-of-three Ian Thompson felt his head go “cloudy”, couldn’t think straight and became disoriented; to make matters worse, he began to lose his vision. Although the 64-year-old did not...

Detective killed

THE policeman killed when hit by a car during a memorial motorcycle ride in Gippsland last week was serving at Somerville. Detective Senior Sergeant Vic Kostiuk, 59, was a member of the Mornington Pe...

Mulcher raided

OFFENDERS jemmied open the door to a large mulching machine on a Wedge Road, Carrum Downs, construction site and stole more than $10,000 in specialist tools, overnight 11-12 September. They had cut t...

False imprisonment

A TEENAGER dragged into a car in Langwarrin late last month was lucky to escape injury. Frankston detectives said the 19-year-old Langwarrin man was walking along Tyrone Street, Langwarrin, towards t...