Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 22 April 2020

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Drugs, cash, firearm seized in Bonbeach Brodie Cowburn THREE people have been arrested in Bonbeach after police seized a fire-

arm, along with drugs and cash. At around 9am, 17 April, police executed a search warrant at a home on Mascot Avenue. At the home they seized a firearm, cash, and methylamphetamine. Police allege the

drugs had a street value of more than $20,000. A 33-year-old Carrum man was arrested and charged with traffick and possess methylamphetamine, possess unregistered firearm, pos-

Christmas thief wanted POLICE are searching for a person who made a series of fraudulent transactions on Christmas day. The victim’s bank cards were used at around 7am to make multiple transactions at a Frankston 7/11. Three purchases, worth $14.50, $54.99, and $51.99 were made. The victim was informed by their bank the next day of the transac-

tions. The victim had used their card on Christmas eve at a Mordialloc Woolworths, and is believed to have lost his wallet on the way back to his Mordialloc home. An image of a man police wish to speak to has been released. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at and quote the incident number 190473381.

A MAN police wish to speak to about an alleged credit card theft. Pic: Supplied

sess ecstasy and other drug related offences. He appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 17 April. A woman, also from Carrum, was arrested and charged with possess

methylamphetamine. She was bailed to appear at Moorabbin Magistrates’ Court on 13 July. A Shepparton woman received a drug diversion notice.

Projectile fired

with instilling those same perceptions of safety to commercial areas and retail precincts that would otherwise be teeming with people.”

A PROJECTILE was fired through a home in Seaford last week, 14 April. Police say that around 4am, the projectile was fired through a lounge room window at a house on Seaford Road between Wicklow Street and Elisdon Drive. No people were injured in the incident. Frankston CIU detectives are appealing for information from the public. Anyone who noticed people in the area or has any information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Frankston CIU on 97845555.

Arrested after search A MAN was arrested on Beach Street, Frankston, last week after police allegedly found an imitation firearm, knife, ammunition, and methylamphetamine on him. A police statement read that at around 5.40pm, 14 April, a man was seen by Frankston protective service officers “acting suspiciously”. Police searched the man and allegedly found the items. The 30-year-old was arrested and charged with drug trafficking, possess drugs, prohibited person possess imitation firearm, possess controlled weapon, and possess ammunition. He has been remanded to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court on 29 April. The officers were working on Operation Shielding, which has seen police assign 160 PSOs and 80 police officers to commercial retail precincts each night. Transit Safety Division Superintendent Alison Boyes “we know seeing PSOs at train stations or on public transport gives people an overwhelming feeling of safety. More often than not, they are pivotal when it comes to apprehending persons of interest using the public transport network, or those wanted on warrants. “We’re extremely glad our PSOs can assist during this uncertain time

Sticky situation A MAN was issued with a defect notice last week after he was spotted driving with a makeshift door sticky taped to his car. Somerville Highway Patrol officers pulled over the 63-year-old man in Mornington around 10.30am, 13 April. The door to the white Daewoo Lanos was missing, replaced by a makeshift door held together by tape. The driver told police he was going to Western Australia to visit his sister, who had contracted coronavirus. He was issued with a defect notice. MAKESHIFT repairs to a car didn’t impress Somerville Highway Patrol officers. Picture: Supplied

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Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News

22 April 2020