Frankston Times 3 February 2020

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A MOTORCYCLE driver has died after a crash in Frankston, 13 January. Somerville highway patrol officers believe that a man on a motorbike was heading east on Cranbourne Road when he collided with the back of a Toyota Hilux at around 11.15am. The driver of the motorbike, a 38-year-old Skye man, was taken to hospital and died on 28 January. The death takes the state’s road toll to 18 for the year. The Hilux driver was uninjured and stopped at the scene. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic. com.au

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FRANKSTON and Mornington Peninsula police officers arrested five people on 28 January as part of Operation Night Eagle. The police operation focuses on vehicle crime. Mornington Peninsula Crime Investigation Unit executed two search warrants in Hastings, and arrested four people. A 34-year-old man of no fixed address, a 29-year-old man from Hastings, a 31-year-old woman from Hastings, and a 16-year-old boy from Hastings were arrested. Police seized a pen pistol, drugs, and cash from the Curlew Court property where they made the arrests. The same morning police also arrested a 17-year-old boy in relation to an alleged attempted aggravated burglary in Frankston South. Police believe the boy was attempting to break into a property on McCoomb Avenue when he was disturbed by the home owner’s dog, around 6.15am. Police attended and made the arrest. The boy

was allegedly in possession of stolen property. They believe that is linked to a theft from motor vehicle incident on Norman Street, Frankston South which took place overnight. The 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital where he remains under police guard.

Cash charge A WOMAN has been charged with the alleged theft of a pensioner’s wallet, 9 January. It is alleged that the 55-year-old Malvern East woman stole a large amount of cash from a lost wallet at a Cranbourne Road, Frankston newsagency. Frankston police later arrested and charged the woman with one count of theft. She was bailed and will appear at the Frankston Magistrates’ Court on 20 July.

Monkey bike impounded CARRUM Downs police impounded an unregistered monkey bike in Centenary Street, Seaford, 10pm, Saturday 25 January. The 27-year-old rider, who was not wearing a helmet, mounted the kerb and rode onto the footpath before being intercepted. He was found to be disqualified from holding a car/motorbike licence and will be summonsed to attend Frankston Magistrates’ Court at a later date. The bike (below) was taken to an impound yard with a $961 release fee. A 26-year-old man died in Karingal on 5 December after crashing his unregistered an unroadworthy monkey bike.

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