O’Brien Foundation gives pupils two-wheel freedom

FUNDRAISING efforts by the Pesky Peddlers riding club within O’Brien Real Estate has given 10 Dromana Specialist School pupils the thrill of owning their own bikes. The Pesky Peddlers challenged them...

Appeal for information following Rye hit-run

Police are appealing for information following a hit-run collision in Rye on 11 November. Investigators have been told two men left a licensed premises on Point Nepean Road about 9.20pm after being e...

Man arrested following Rosebud incident

Armed Crime Squad detectives have arrested a man following an alleged attempted aggravated burglary and firearms incident in Rosebud this morning. Police responded following reports of gunshots heard...

Sign of the times: Burgess says ‘No AGL’

HASTINGS MP Neale Burgess has made clear his opposition to AGL’s plans to import gas via Crib Point with the placing of a large sign at Crib Point. With just six days to Saturday’s poll his picture a...

Four to contest Hastings in state election

FOUR candidates will contest the seat of Hastings held by Liberal Neale Burgess since 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014 with a 9.6 per cent margin. They are Nathan Lesslie, Greens, Simon Meyer, AL...

Road rage on freeway

MORNINGTON detectives are investigating a suspected road rage punch-up on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway, Wednesday 14 November. A Rye man driving a Holden Commodore reportedly clashed with two men...

Stolen car in crime spree

POLICE are investigating a series of ram raids in a stolen car in the Somerville area. The 2004 silver Ford ute was stolen from a house in Bellary Lane, Langwarrin, 5.30am, Wednesday 7 November. A ma...

Police K9 sniffs out teen suspect at Hastings

POLICE Dog Squad member Fargo put his nose to the ground and tracked down a 15-year-old Hastings youth after two houses were allegedly broken into at Hastings, Tuesday night 13 November. Several poli...

Charges over paramedic’s injuries

A SOMERVILLE man has been charged with allegedly assaulting an off-duty female paramedic in a road rage incident in Bungower Road, Thursday 1 November. The man, 21, allegedly started following the 23...