NEWS DESK Police patrol
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Mordialloc Mitsubishi missing KINGSTON CIU detectives are investigating an alleged car theft in Mordialloc, 29 December. Police were told that two offenders stole a red Mitsubishi Lancer from a driveway on McDonald Street at 12.10am. The sedan, registration ZFS349, was later seen driving erratically on Latrobe Street, Melbourne just before 2pm. A boom gate at a private car park was physically forced up by a man to get the car out of the car park. Investigators have released two images of men who they believe can assist with their enquiries. Anyone with information or who may recognise these men is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
Eyes on the road A FRANKSTON man who momentarily took his eyes off the road to secure an item behind his head veered off Stumpy Gully Road, Moorooduc, Sunday afternoon 16 December. The 42-year-old, who was driving south in a VW Amarok, ran into a Mazda sedan causing two middle aged women to lose consciousness. They were taken to The Alfred hospital for treatment.
at the Frankston Magistrates Court.
Long way over SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol have nabbed a 40-year-old woman driving more than 4 times over the legal limit. The woman pulled in behind two highway patrol vehicles on the side of Frankston-Flinders Road at around 11pm, 30 December. Officers performed a breath test on the woman, who posted a blood alcohol reading of .236. Her licence was immediately suspended and her car impounded at a cost of $1042.40.
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Dog move A SEAFORD woman has suffered an unfortunate start to the new year after a visit from a K9 unit and the Frankston Frontline Tactical Unit resulted in her arrest. Overnight on 1 January, police executed a search warrant at a Seaford address. They recovered numerous stolen items, including a motor vehicle, motorcycle, and multiple registration plates. Methylamphetamine was also found at the address. A 31 year-old woman was arrested and charged theft of motor vehicle, theft from motor vehicle, handle stolen goods and traffick methylamphetamine. She had six outstanding warrants for her arrest. The occupant appeared
A MOTORBIKE rider who tried to do a runner from police ended up getting his friend’s bike impounded, Tuesday 18 December. The incident occurred when Somerville Highway Patrol officers in Lyrebird Drive, Carrum Downs, spotted a motorbike with a false plate “RUNA” attached. The rider allegedly failed to stop and was clocked at more than 80kph in a 50kph zone before being pulled over in nearby Quarrion Drive. The rider, 18, of Skye, was found to have never held a licence and the bike was unregistered. He told police it was a friend’s bike, and that he hadn’t initially pulled over because he was “petrified he would be arrested and locked up”. The man will be summonsed to appear at court for speeding, riding an unregistered bike, displaying a false plate and failing to stop for police when directed. The bike was impounded for 30 days with a $1005 release fee. The penalty for failing to stop for police when directed to do so is a fine of up to $10,000, imprisonment of up to six months, and disqualification from having any licence for a minimum of six months.
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