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Police raid Wallan home for drugs

A DRUG bust in Wallan has led police to charge three people with possession of methylamphetamine and one person with drug trafficking, possession of prohibited weapons and other related offences. Sergeant Bob Derrett, from Seymour...

Candidate to contest charges

By Evelyn Leckie A HEARING date in March next year has been set for former state election candidate Meralyn Klein who will contest assault charges. Klein allegedly elbowed a volunteer at Whittlesea Early Voting Centre during...

New police leader

By Evelyn Leckie NEW Whittlesea Police Inspector Geri Porter is three weeks into her new role, aiming to be a strong leader not only to the police force but for women aspiring to reach their...

Wallan park tagged

By Jackson Russell A spate of graffiti and vandalism attacks on council property is taking money out of ratepayers’ pockets. Public toilets at Wallan Skate Park were found tagged last week with other property throughout the...

Negligent driving takes its toll

By Steph McNicol The Transport Accident Commission is again warning motorists of the dangers of using mobile phones while driving, in light of the state’s rising road toll. A simple glance at...

Cannabis bust and arrest in Kinglake

TWO men were arrested at a house in Kinglake early Thursday morning on a property where 167 cannabis plants were allegedly found. Police arrested two men in Kinglake...

Fire restrictions on the way

Declarations of Fire Danger Periods in each Victorian munipality are on the way. The Country Fire Authorty has declared last week the first municipality to enter the Fire Danger Period this season...

Police focus on drugs and violence

Drug busts, family violence, assaults and burglaries are the current focus for Mitchell Criminal Investigation Unit. Despite the tobacco raids across Mitchell Shire last week, Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Maher said police’s...

Marijuana crop found in Wallan home

By Evelyn Leckie POLICE raided a Wallan home last week, finding 56 marijuana plants. Mitchell Criminal Investigation Unit and Seymour Divisional Tasking Unit officers raised the Forbers Boulevard home on Wednesday afternoon....

Staying safe online

By Steph McNicol A cyber safety expert has warned families of the online dangers to children who have little understanding of the harm the digital world can cause. As part of National...