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Elderly Wallan resident targeted by gift card scam

By Tricia Mifsud ELDERLY residents are being urged to ask for assistance if they receive calls from unusual businesses or agencies asking for money, following a Wallan man almost falling victim to a scam act. The...

Cold case: Detectives appeal on Nagambie murder from 2000

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing to appeal for information in relation to the murder of a Fawkner man whose body was found at Nagambie in 2000. Police retrieved Adam Matthews’ body from the Goulburn River...

Ex-Kilmore cop publishes autobiography detailing ‘controversial’ career

By Colin MacGillivray POLITICIANS, ex-footballers and former Victoria Police identities came together in Wallan last week to celebrate a book detailing the career of Kilmore’s Bryan Harding. Mr Harding rose to the rank of chief superintendent...

Kilmore’s Powlett Street vandalised late last night

Police are seeking help with CCTV footage from residents on Powlett Street, Kilmore after several cars, houses and business had their windows smashed between 12.30am and 2.30am on Monday. Kilmore acting Senior Sergeant Wally Siebold...

Watch: CCTV footage released of Seymour armed robbery

MITCHELL Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information after a Seymour service station employee was robbed at gunpoint earlier this month. The offender, described as a Caucasian man in...

Wallan property searched in organised-crime raid

A WALLAN property has been searched in relation to a Victoria Police vehicle rebirthing investigation that became public last year. Lancefield, Romsey and Doreen residents were among 18 people arrested in connection with an organised...

Human remains found in Wollert landfill

Victoria Police’s Missing Persons Squad detectives have located what appear to be human remains at Wollert landfill, as part of their ongoing investigation into the suspicious disappearance of 33-year-old Kelly ‘Ju’ Zhang. Investigators commenced an...

Wollert landfill searched as part of missing woman investigation

Missing Persons Squad detectives will begin searching the Wollert Waste Management Centre today as part of their ongoing investigation into the suspicious disappearance of 33-year-old Kelly ‘Ju’ Zhang. Police are expected to search through landfill...

Bakery owners lament rubbish dumped behind Kilmore’s vacant Red Lion Brewery

By Colin MacGillivray The area behind Kilmore’s vacant Red Lion Brewery has become a dumping ground for household rubbish, angering nearby businesses. Sarah Meakins, the owner of the adjacent Ferguson Plarre bakehouse at 34 Melbourne Street,...

Five dogs disappeared from Lancefield within two weeks, owners suspect theft

By Max Davies Five dogs, all desirable breeds, have gone missing in the Macedon Ranges and not sighted since, prompting owners to fear they have been stolen. The dogs disappeared from the Lancefield and Cobaw areas...