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with Brodie Cowburn and Stephen Taylor

Charges laid over Burglary arrests THREE people have been charged alleged threats over alleged burglaries at building A FRANKSTON North man is among those charged with allegedly threatening police officers online after an anti-lockdown protest last month. Police say they have made several arrests after investigating “threats allegedly made about Victoria Police officers through social media, mobile devices and email which occurred following a rally in the CBD on Saturday 21 August.” A 34-year-old Frankston North man was charged with intimidation of a law enforcement officer, use telecommunications device to harass, and cannabis possession. He was bailed and will appear at the Frankston Magistrates’ Court on 8 March. A 33-year-old Frankston South man was also arrested and released pending summons. A 35-year-old Hillside woman, 37-year-old Geelong man, and a 33-year-old Keilor man were also hit with charges. A 63-year-old Buffalo River man, a 40-year-old Croydon North man, and a 34-year-old Portland woman were also arrested and then released pending summons. Police are continuing to investigate alleged online threats made to them. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.crimestoppersvic.

sites in Keysborough, Patterson Lakes, and Seaford. Police arrested two men and a woman in Doveton on 24 August, seizing a car and tools from the address as well. Police also allege that they seized further stolen property from a house in Seaford. Police also allege that offenders had evaded them on Gamble Road, Carrum Downs, on 23 August. A 34-year-old Frankston man was charged with four counts of burglary, four counts of theft, fail to stop vehicle on police request, handle stolen goods, drive in a manner dangerous, and other offences. He was remanded to appear before Frankston Magistrates Court. A 27-year-old Seaford man was charged with three counts of burglary, three counts of theft, handle stolen goods, and negligently deal proceeds of crime. A 21-yearold Cranbourne woman was also charged with three counts of burglary and three counts of theft. They were both bailed, and will appear at court on 3 March.

Police pursuit A MAN has been arrested on Peninsula Link after allegedly driving a stolen Audi into a police car. Police allege that the man reversed the car into the police vehicle, then drove towards Cranbourne. Police

deployed stop sticks and arrested the man on Peninsula Link. The arrested man, a 39-year-old from Cranbourne, was charged with offences including theft of motor vehicle, damage to emergency service vehicle, dangerous driving, reckless conduct endangering life. He was taken to hospital under police guard.

Wanted over theft POLICE are keen to learn the identities of these two men in relation to the theft of liquor at Somerville, Thursday 5 August. Anyone who knows them (pictured above) is urged to call Hastings police 5970 7800 or online at bddy. me/3y9IsFV and quote incident number 210266479.

Buses replace trains on the Frankston and Stony Point lines As part of Victoria’s Big Build, we’re removing level crossings. Train disruptions: Buses replace trains in both directions Frankston and Stony Point lines

Until 1 Nov

Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach stations closed

From 9pm 13 Sep to 31 Oct

Mordialloc to Frankston and Stony Point

Road disruptions: Closed roads Chelsea Road, Chelsea


Closed at the level crossing

Argyle Avenue, Chelsea

Until early Oct

Closed at the level crossings

Bondi Road, Bonbeach

Edithvale Road, Edithvale


Find out if you’re affected at

Authorised by the Victorian Government, 1 Treasury Place, Melbourne


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