Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 4 November 2020

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NEWS DESK Police patrol

with Brodie Cowburn

Woman four times over A WOMAN was caught driving at nearly five times the legal blood alcohol limit in Black Rock last week. At 9.45am on 27 October, police were called to a petrol station on Balcombe Road. A woman had allegedly crashed into metal bollards protecting a petrol bowser. Police allege that when they arrived the woman was trying to get back in her car. A preliminary breath test was administered, and the woman was taken back to Moorabbin police station. There she returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.234 on her evidentiary breath test.

Police allege that the woman’s car contained multiple empty alcohol bottles. The woman’s license was suspended for a year, and her car was impounded for a month. Police say they have “assisted her with health referrals regarding her drinking”.

ALCOHOL found in a woman’s car last week. Picture: Supplied

Drugs found in car TWO people have been arrested after the discovery of drugs and cash in Frankston North. At around midday, 28 October, a car was pulled over on Rosemary Crescent. Police allege that there were drugs in the car and that the driver, a 27-year-old Frankston North man, had a suspended license. At the same time a second car was pulled over, and police allegedly found drugs in that car too. Police later went to a short stay rental on the street, where they allegedly found Gammahydroxybutyrate, cannabis, Methylamphetamines and prescription medication. The 27-year-old man has been charged with possess drug of dependence, traffick drug of dependence, negligently deal with proceeds of crime, and commit indictable offence on bail. He appeared at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on the evening of 28 October. A 26-year-old Carrum Downs woman was charged with possess drug of dependence and bailed to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court on 30 July 2021.

Bald-faced tyre A MAN caught driving with three bald tyres on Oliver’s Hill has had his car impounded, 21 October. Police patrolling the car park found an unregistered Ford and spoke to the driver. The 21-year-old Dandenong North man will be charged for traffic offences.

Three passengers, a 20-year-old man from Mickleham, a 24-year-old man from Mildura, and a 24-year-old man from Keysborough were given penalty notices for breaching the Chief Health Officer’s directions.

Ute stolen A FORD utility was stolen from Frankston last month. On 25 October, the car was stolen. The vehicle has the number plates 1RO8UX attached and a red number 80 on its side. An image of the car has been released by detectives (below). Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or make a report online at and quote the incident number 200392724.

Bogged at beach A LANGWARRIN man who finished work at Frankston, 1am, Friday 23 October, drove to Schnapper Point, Mornington, and then onto the sand (pictured right). The 21-year-old did some circle work before finding his rear wheel drive Commodore could not cope and he became bogged. Revving the accelerator did not help and patrolling police found him buried up to the axles. An after-hours tow truck was called to pull him out.

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Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 4 November 2020


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