19 November 2019

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NEWS DESK Police patrol

with Brodie Cowburn

Booze stolen

A POLICE recruitment information session will be held at the Frankston Arts Centre next week, 28 November. Victoria Police says that they are in the middle of a recruitment campaign, looking to sign up over 3000 police officers and additional PSO and PCOs by 2021. Doors for the event open at 5.30pm. It is expected to run until 8pm. Secure a seat at frankston_police. eventbrite.com.au Picture: Gary Sissons

A 14-YEAR old Frankston girl and 15-year-old Safety Beach boy have been charged with armed robbery. It is alleged they committed the offence at a Frankston South milk bar on 2 November, and stole alcohol. They will appear at the Children’s Court at a later date.

Guns seized A 51-YEAR-old man has been arrested and guns have allegedly been seized after police executed a warrant in Somerville, 13 November. Police from Southern Metro Division Four Regional Response Unit executed the warrant at a Yaringa Road premises, and allegedly seized a commercial quantity of amphetamine, seven unregistered firearms including handguns, a large quantity of cash, and 500 grams of cannabis. Police arrested a man at the scene and charged him with possess traffickable quantity of unregistered firearms, traffick commercial quantity of amphetamine, traffick cannabis, possess amphetamine, possess cannabis, cultivate cannabis, possess unregistered category A or B longarm, negligently deal with proceeds of crime, and five counts of possess unregistered general category hand gun. The man appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates Court, 14 November.

Police car rammed POLICE are searching for four people after a police car was rammed, 5.40am 6 November. Carrum Downs police members in the night shift divisional van were driving on Karingal Drive when they spotted a stolen Nissan Pulsar. Four people were on board the stolen car, with their faces obscured by coverings.

Horror crash claims life

The stolen car was being driven on the wrong side of the road with its headlights off. Police attempted to intercept the vehicle, but the stolen car rammed into the police van and continued driving along the wrong side of the road. No police members were injured in the ramming. The stolen car was later spotted with two occupants on Lipton Drive, Frankston around 4.45pm. A short police pursuit followed, and the car was dumped on Leawarra Parade. The occupants of the car fled on foot and weren’t caught. Information to Crime Stoppers.

Pharmacy ransacked TWO people are on the run after a burglary at a Ballarto Road, Carrum Downs pharmacy, 1am 7 November. The two offenders forced entry into the pharmacy and ransacked the interior. They drove off in a blue Holden Trax at high speed. The car was later seen driving at a fast speed along Thompsons Road with headlights off in the dark. The car is also linked to an attempted ATM theft in Cranbourne.

Long way over A MAN has blown over five times the legal limit driving in Moorooduc, 8 November. Police had set up a booze bus at the Peninsula Link off ramp at Bungower Road. They saw a van approaching the site at around 7pm and failing to slow down. Highway patrol members chased the white mini truck two kms down the road, and pulled over a 60-year-old man. He returned a breath test of 0.267, and had his licence suspended on the spot and vehicle impounded for 30 days. The man will receive a summons to attend court at a later date.

THE aftermath of a car which crashed in Seaford last week. One man died at the scene. Picture: Gary Sissons

A MAN has died after a car crash in Seaford, 12 November. The man was driving in a blue Ford sedan on Frankston-Dandenong Road at around 10.30pm when he lost control of the car. The man veered off the road and crashed into a tree. The 41-year-old Carrum Downs man died at the scene of the crash. The state’s road toll for the year stands at 238, up from 180 last year. Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash and wish to speak to any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage. Information to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com. au

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Frankston Times

19 November 2019