Frankston Times 9 June 2020

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NEWS DESK Police patrol

with Brodie Cowburn

Man confronted in car A WOMAN confronted a man she caught sitting in the driver’s seat of her car in John Street, Langwarrin last month. At around 3.15pm, 24 May the victim approached the man, who was sitting inside her 1998 Subaru outside her home. A second man was also standing next to the unlocked passenger door. The two men fled, and the victim took a photo of them. The image has been released by police. The two people are described by police as between 18 and 21 years of age with slim builds. One man was “caucasian, wearing a blue Nike

hooded top, black cap, black chino pants , and white shoes with light brown shoulder length hair” while the other man was described as “olive skinned, wearing a blue hooded jacket, green chino pants, and a black cap with black collar length hair.” Anyone who has any information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Detective Senior Constable Mark Garrett on 9784 5593. A MAN police wish to speak to in relation to an incident in Langwarrin. Picture: Supplied

Crime spree in Seaford A MAN has been charged with 38 offences after allegedly going on a crime spree in Seaford last week. The man is alleged to have committed crimes including burglaries, thefts from motor vehicle, attempted thefts, and an aggravated burglary. The alleged offending occurred overnight between 1 June and 2 June on Frankston-Dandenong Road, Hadley Street, Braemar Street, and Lorna Street. After police arrested the man they found what they believe to be stolen bank cards and a laptop at a Frankston hotel. The 28-year-old man, of no fixed address, faced Frankston Magistrates Court on 4 June.

P plater busted A LANGWARRIN woman driving on her P plates returned a breath test reading of 0.157

Roundabout to go THE roundabout at Thompsons Road and Frankston-Dandenong Road will close for five weeks. The intersection will close from 5 June to 13 July to accommodate for works. The roundabout will be removed and replaced with traffic lights. Carrum MP Sonya Kilkenny said “we’re closing the intersection for five weeks to avoid four months of rolling disruptions to locals and complete the upgrade more than two years earlier than when it was first announced.” “More than 58,000 vehicles travel through the Frankston-Dandenong Road and Thompsons Road intersection every day, making it an extremely busy freight and transport link in Melbourne’s booming south east. “I know a lot of people in our community are going to be frustrated with losing access to the intersection for five weeks, but it means we will A FACE shield manufactured by Sagamore Industries. Picture: Supplied

remove the roundabout four months sooner.” Detours are in place while works are underway.

Stationery company making face shields A SEAFORD stationery company has made the switch to producing face shields to help support hospital workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sagamore Industries usually produces binders and diaries, but has started using their facilities to make the protective equipment. The company has kept their 35 staff employed to manufacture the equipment. They are making around 10,000 shields a week. The company says that its shields are “100 per cent carbon neutral, 100 per cent recyclable polypropylene.”

last week. The woman was pulled over by police on The Esplanade in Mornington after being spotted driving over the speed limit, around 9.25pm 29 May. She was taken to a police station and returned a reading of .157. She had her car impounded and is expected to be charged on summons.

Stolen cards BANK cards stolen from a car in Frankston have been used in Nunawading. The victim’s car window was smashed and their cards were taken on 9 May. Police have released images (below) of a man they wish to speak to in relation to the incident. Anyone who recognises the man can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at and quote the incident number 200173885.

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