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Mernda man charged with sex offences

Mernda Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives have charged a man following a series of alleged incidents at parks in Mill Park and Lalor over the past two months. The Lalor man, 28,...

$1.9 million awarded to Kilmore church abuse victim

The Supreme Court has ordered the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne to pay $1.9 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest in Kilmore between 1968 and 1970. Catholic priest...

Police updates from around the Mitchell Shire

Theft from building sites Between June 17 and 20, unknown offender stole a scaffolding ladder, valued at $313, from a house under construction in Newbridge Boulevard, Wallan. Overnight on June 22, unknown offenders entered six building...

Two wanted by police in Whittlesea region

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate two people known to frequent the City of Whittlesea area. Preet Sidhu, 31, is wanted on warrant for drug, theft and driving offences. He is known to...

Police issue warning on drink and drug driving

Following the detection of 11 drivers for drink or drug driving in Mitchell Shire during the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, police have warned motorists to stay vigilant with school holiday traffic set to begin. Police...

Police hunt after Wollert ramming

GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses after a traffic camera vehicle was deliberately rammed in Wollert on Monday morning. An unknown four-wheel drive crashed numerous times into the speed camera vehicle, which was...

Whittlesea man fined $2000 for a cigarette

A Whittlesea man has paid nearly $2000 in fines and costs after throwing a burning cigarette butt into a South Morang car park earlier this year. The man was fined $300 by a magistrate and...

Doreen man arrested after police interception in Longwarry

A Doreen man has been charged with drug trafficking, possessing cannabis and dealing with proceeds of crime after police intercepted a vehicle in Longwarry on Saturday. The Mazda CX-5 was intercepted by Baw Baw Highway...

Arrests in Wallan and Kilmore following Craigieburn kidnapping and assault

Detectives have arrested three people, including from Kilmore and Wallan, as part of an investigation into a kidnapping last month linked to the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang. The arrests on Thursday follow an incident on...

Heathcote Junction woman released following hit-run

A 73-year-old Heathcote Junction woman has been interviewed and released by police after she was allegedly involved in a hit-run that claimed the life of a three-year-old boy in Sunshine North on Thursday night. Police...