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Witness appeal for Wollert fatality

By Colin MacGillivray GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol officers are investigating a crash in Wollert that left a 17-year-old Epping boy dead on Sunday morning. Investigators believe the unlicensed boy was driving a Toyota van that left Bindts...

In the firing line

By Jackson Russell MITCHELL police will put fires caused by recklessness and negligence under the spotlight this summer as part of Operation Safeguard. This summer will be the second year for the annual operation, which aims...

Murder in Mernda

HOMICIDE detectives are continuing to investigate the death of Mernda woman Celeste Manno, who was found dead at her Umbria Road home in the early hours of Monday morning. A 35-year-old man was arrested in...

Station stoush

By Colin MacGillivray A LONG-RUNNING stoush over the state of the Whittlesea Police Station between state Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green and upper house opposition Member for Northern Victoria Wendy Lovell flared up last...

Community approach needed to stop vandalism

By Jackson Russell Romsey police have urged the community to speak out against vandalism and anti-social behaviour that has occurred throughout the town in recent weeks. The police call-out comes after reports of vandalism to Romsey...

Uniting children and police through video

By Jackson Russell The Mitchell Proactive Policing Unit is reinforcing the relationship between police and children through a new online, interactive initiative. Operation MITTENS (Mitchell Interactive Term Two Engagement Network Strategy) was created after the unit...

Road patrol steps up

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL police will ramp up their presence on the region’s roads as traffic increases with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Victoria Police conducted a statewide blitz targeting dangerous drivers, known as Operation Saturn,...

Doctor faces disciplinary hearing

A KILMORE doctor is facing a disciplinary hearing at Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal for having a sexual relationship with a patient. The tribunal found Dr Ali Al Moosawi, who now works as a general...

Community garden vandalised

By Jackson Russell ISSUES of vandalism and anti-social behaviour by Romsey youth have caused concern throughout the community, with residents being encouraged to look out for one another. Romsey Neighbourhood House’s edible garden was trampled and...

Road safety focus

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL police have urged caution on the region’s roads after fatal collisions in Beveridge and Broadford in the past fortnight. Victoria Police last week announced it would be targeting dangerous drivers, including drink...