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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...

Police investigate Melton shooting

Armed Crime Squad detectives are investigating a shooting in Melton overnight. Police believe a 25-year-old Melton man may have been shot before attending an address...

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...

Hay, here comes the farm police

Local farmers will soon have a dedicated law enforcement team to call upon, following an announcement by the state government last week. The government is...

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...

Police on the trail of riders

Trail bike riders and four-wheel drivers were in the spotlight as part of a police operation around Ballan and Trentham at the weekend. Operation Dorset...

MY PLACE: Jo Mutsaerts

Leading Senior Constable Jo Mutsaerts works with Melton Police, who are holding a recruitment information session next week. She spoke to Ewen McRae What is your connection...

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...

New ballistic vests for Melton police

Melton police will be among the first in the state to receive new ballistic vests as part of a statewide rollout. The updated vests will...

Property and deception offences drive rising crime rates

Melton’s crime rate has soared to it’s highest in nearly a decade. More than 11,000 offences were recorded in the year to March, 2019, up...

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...

Camera rollout for Melton police

Melton police officers have been equipped with body cameras as part of statewide rollout. Officers at Melton and Caroline Springs have been wearing the cameras...

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...

Freeway ‘gridlock’ cops a serve

Congestion on the Western Freeway is contributing to more collisions and dangerous driving, according to local police. Sergeant Chris Stuhldreier from Melton Highway Patrol said...

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Club snaps up national award

The Bacchus Marsh and District Photography Club has won an award for a competition run by The Australian Photographic Society. The theme for the competition...

Lakers share points