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WANTED: MORE POLICE

More than 1000 residents have signed two petitions for more police after hours in Romsey and surroundings towns.Romsey resident Kristi Gilbert started one petition last year for...

Drug-driving on the rise

Police detected 80 offences in the Mitchell Shire and 71 offences in Whittlesea over the Easter long weekend.By Eden HynninenDrivers under the influence of drugs was...

More police needed

Romsey’s Thrifty Link Hardware owner Nick Waldhauser is devastated by the lack of police presence in the Macedon Ranges after his store was broken into last week - the fifth time...

Police urge for safety over holidays

An already alarming road toll this year has sparked Wallan’s Highway Patrol and Roadsafe to encourage people to take extra care on the roads during the Easter and Anzac Day holidays.

Kilmore burglar caught on camera

Mitchell Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for assistance following a burglary in Kilmore on Sunday, March 31.Investigators have been told an unknown offender scaled the roof of...

Criminals target Mitchell

Family violence and 'cross-border offending' is on the rise in the Mitchell Shire according to the Crime Statistics Agency’s latest data for 2018.Theft, assault and breaking and...

Sexual assault in Cragieburn

Craigieburn Police are investigating a sexual assault at a shopping centre on Main Street, Craigieburn.Investigators have been told a woman, 31, was shopping when a man approached...

Suspicious fire burns close to homes

An out-of-control grassfire that burnt fences and narrowly missed homes at Springridge Estate in Wallan is being treated as suspicious.About eight to ten acres of grassland was...

Thief steals from primary school

Romsey Primary School students have a bad taste in their mouths after 60 kilograms of fruit was stolen from its kitchen garden over the March Labor Day weekend.

Vandals damage child care centre

A KILMORE child care centre is concerned after becoming a constant target for vandals.Connect Kids Kilmore suffered nearly $15,000 worth of damage to its kindergarten yard in...