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Police probe suspected shooting

Police are investigating a suspected shooting and car crash in Melton South overnight. Police were called to Kurrajong Crescent just after 3.30am following reports gunshots...

Melton crime on the rise

Crime in Melton has jumped more than 10 per cent, according to the latest figures. According to the Crime Statistics Agency, Melton recorded a 10.3...

Youths charged after shop theft

Police have arrested two youths, after the alleged theft of approximately $1000 worth of merchandise from a sports store at Tarneit Central Shopping Centre. The alleged theft...

Vandals strike estate

A construction company is thousands of dollars out of pocket after vandals destroyed five houses under construction in Harkness. The houses are part of the...

Burglaries on the decline

Crime rates across Melton have remained relatively steady in the 12 months to June, according to the latest data. Figures released last week from the...

Killer sentenced for party brawl

By Benita Kolovos/The Age   Maybe someone spilt a drink, threw a glass or got shoved but none of it mattered much. For Deni Dimovski the...

Serial thief strikes Scout hall

The Caroline Springs Scouts have become the target of a serial thief, with a number of security cameras stolen from their hall in recent...

Melton’s driving shame

Melton drivers are among the worst in the state for drug driving offences according to new police data. The data shows 66 drug driving infringement...

Breakthrough in murder case

By Erin Pearson/The Age ...

Jail sentence for home invader

A man who invaded a Kurunjang house armed with a sledgehammer and a rifle last year has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment and...

Arrests, firearms seized in Hoppers Crossing, Melton West

Armed Crime Squad detectives have arrested four men and seized three firearms while carrying out warrants at properties in Melton West and Hoppers Crossing. Police...

Police hunt camera rammer

Police are appealing for information after a mobile road safety camera vehicle was deliberately rammed in Parwan on Sunday. Police said the car was stationed...

Fuel thieves put on notice

The Wyndham Petrol Drive Off Team is investigating fuel thefts in the area. Police are requesting assistance in identifying the people in the attached...

Darley man faces court

By Michael Fowler/The Age A woman was allegedly held captive, repeatedly raped and threatened with death for four days by a man she met through...

Melton shooting investigation continues

Police are hoping the release of images and vision associated with a shooting in Melton last year will lead to an arrest. The images of...

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