Police turn up heat on drug drivers

Drug drivers will be removed from Victorian roads faster than ever before with the commencement of a new road policing trial that kicks off across the state this week. In a Victorian first, drug drivers who commit their first offence will now be issued a $495 infringement notice at the time of their offending. There […]

$1M reward announcment for 1980 murder of Thomas Cooper in Beaumaris

Victoria Police is today announcing a $1 million reward as part of the investigation into the murder of Thomas Cooper in Beaumaris in 1980. Thomas, then 18-years-old, and his 16-year-old girlfriend were sitting in his HQ Holden Sedan at Ricketts Point on the night of 18 August. About 7.15pm a man wearing a hat approached […]

Large amount of heroin and cash seized during East Melbourne Intercept

Two people have been charged after police located a large amount of heroin and cash during an intercept in East Melbourne on Thursday evening. Officers were performing a roadblock on Olympic Boulevard when they observed a car with cancelled registration entering about 9.15 on 20 August. When speaking with the driver, officers discovered drug paraphernalia […]

Speed, drink driving & COVID breach in Brighton

Moorabbin Highway Patrol members grabbed a man for excessive speed, drink driving and breaching Chief Health Officers restrictions in Brighton last night. Police detected a white BMW sedan on Nepean Highway travelling at 138km/h in a 80km/h zone about 8.10pm. Police spoke to the driver, a 43-year-old Beaumaris man, who underwent a preliminary breath test. […]

Nearly double limit in Beaconsfield

A motorcyclist had an expensive ride after being caught doing nearly double the speed limit in Beaconsfield yesterday afternoon. State Highway Patrol members on motorbikes clocked the rider doing 150km/h in an 80km/h zone on the Princes Highway about 5pm. The 37-year-old is expected to be charged on summons with riding an unsafe vehicle, speeding, […]

Search continues for missing Frankston teen Celess Torpy

Police are appealing for public assistance as they continue to search for missing teenager Celess Torpy. The 14-year-old was last seen at her Frankston address about 12.30am on Monday, 27 July. Police hold concerns for Celess due to her age and the length of time she has been missing. Celess is described as having a […]