Warrant issued for Corey Comport

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 2 March 2021 07:13

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Corey Comport.

The 22-year-old is wanted on warrant for burglary-related matters.

Comport is described as 175cm tall with a slim build and blond hair.

He is known to frequent the Sunbury, Melton and Echuca areas.

Investigators have released an image of Comport in the hope that someone may have information on his current whereabouts.

Anyone who sights Comport or has information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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Man charged following Burnley fatal crash

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 2 March 2021 05:16

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 43-year-old man following a fatal crash at Burnley on Saturday.

The Parkville man was today charged with culpable driving causing death and will appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court later today.

Police will allege a Mercedes Benz struck a pole on Barkley Avenue, near Stawell Street, about 2.45pm.

The male passenger, a 44-year-old Toorak man, died at the scene.

For the current provisional lives lost tally please see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/news

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Wanted registered sex offender Robert Crilly

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 2 March 2021 03:31

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate 36-year-old registered sex offender Robert Crilly.

Crilly is wanted on warrant for failing to comply with his reporting obligations.

Investigators believe Crilly is currently living in the Shepparton area however he is actively avoiding police.

Crilly is also known to frequent the Tatura area.

He was last seen by police in December 2020 when he was served with a court order.

Investigators have released an image of Crilly in the hope someone may recognise him and have information on his current whereabouts.

Crilly is Caucasian in appearance, about 189cm tall, with a solid build, short brown hair, hazel eyes, a dragon tattoo on his left shoulder and the name “JACKY” tattooed on the back of his neck.

Anyone who sights Crilly is urged to contact triple zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with other information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Refer to publishing restrictions under Missing tab at https://www.police.vic.gov.au/wanted-registered-sex-offenders

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Concern for missing woman Anmol

Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 1 March 2021 21:14

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing woman Anmol.

The 22-year-old was last seen about 11.30am yesterday (1 March), leaving her Clayton home.

Anmol is described as 170cm tall with a solid build, long black hair and is wearing a black skirt and dark blue t-shirt.

Police and family have concerns for Anmol’s welfare as her disappearance is out of character.

Police have released an image of Anmol in the hope someone recognises her and can provide information on her current whereabouts.

Anyone who sees Anmol is urged to contact Oakleigh Police Station on 9567 8900.

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Three men to face charges following high risk driving in Carrum Downs

Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 1 March 2021 19:38

Three men are expected to be charged on summons after they attended a gathering along with a number of other motorists where drivers were involved in burnouts and high risk driving in Carrum Downs overnight.

Police were called to Frankston Gardens Industrial Estate following reports approximately 100 vehicles had gathered about 10.50pm.

It’s understood a number of vehicles present were engaged in high risk driving behaviour performing burnouts in close proximity to pedestrians and other motorists.

Police on the ground were supported by the Air Wing and attended the estate before participants and onlookers dispersed.

With the assistance of the Air Wing officers intercepted three drivers in the surrounding area.

The first man is expected to be charged in relation to driving in a manner dangerous, improperly use motor vehicle, careless driving and use unroadworthy vehicle. His 2002 Holden Commodore sedan was also impounded for 30 days.

He also provided a positive oral fluid test for drugs.

The second man who was pulled over on Hall Road after displaying no ‘p’ plates didn’t have his licence on him and was driving an unroadworthy Holden Commodore sedan.

The third man, who was 18-years-old, was followed by the Air Wing and detected travelling allegedly 160km/h in a 90km/h zone. His Holden Commodore utility will also be impounded. He is expected to be charged in relation to drive at speed dangerous and exceeding the speed limit.

Anyone with information about high risk driving is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman

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Man charged following incident in Werribee

Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 1 March 2021 16:25

Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following an assault in Werribee yesterday which left a man with life-threatening injuries.

The 19-year-old has been charged with intentionally cause serious injury.

The charges follow an incident in a carpark at the intersection of Kookaburra Avenue and Parakeet Road just after 4pm.

It’s understood a physical altercation took place between the victim and another man before the victim was also allegedly struck by a car.

The injured 30-year-old man from Werribee was taken to hospital with suspected life-threatening injuries.

The 19-year-old Werribee man has been remanded in custody to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today, Tuesday 2 March 2021.

Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman

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Armed robbery at CBD business

Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 1 March 2021 16:04

Melbourne Embona Robbery Taskforce are investigating an armed robbery at a shopping centre in the CBD in December.

Investigators have been told an unknown man entered the Swanston Street store just before 10pm on 19 December 2020.

The man was armed with a knife and attempted to steal items before a staff member stopped him and recovered the items.

He returned a short time later and again attempted to steal items from the store and was again stopped by a staff member.

A struggle took place between the offender and staff and during the struggle a staff member received a cut to his arm and was treated for minor injuries.

The offender fled on foot and is yet to be located at this stage.

Investigators have released images and CCTV in the hope someone may recognise the man.

Police are urging anyone who recognises the man or anyone with information that could assist with inquiries to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Belinda Batty

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Five arrested following series of aggravated home invasions in Melbourne’s south

Source: State of Victoria Police

Police have arrested five teenage males following a series of alleged aggravated home invasions and car thefts across Melbourne’s south over the weekend.

The incidents include:

• Theft of an Audi sedan from a Yarram Court, Frankston address about 1am on Wednesday, 24 February.

• An armed robbery where a taxi driver was allegedly threatened and had cash stolen on Ashleigh Avenue, Frankston about 9pm on Saturday, 27 February.

• Theft of a Holden Commodore on Mallum Avenue, Frankston about 10pm on Saturday, 27 February. A teenage male who was allegedly driving the stolen car rammed the victim who was following in another car.

• An aggravated home invasion at an address on Alcon Court, Langwarrin about 12.05am on Sunday, 28 February. Three males allegedly stole a Hyundai Highlander.

• An aggravated burglary at an address on Strzelecki Court, Cranbourne about 2.30am on Sunday, 28 February.

• An aggravated home invasion at an address on Kirby Court, Frankston about 12am on Monday, 1 March. Three offenders armed with knives stole a Jeep Cherokee and BMW X5.

Detectives from the Frankston Crime Investigation Unit have since recovered all five stolen vehicles and arrested five males in relation to the incidents.

A 15-year-old Frankston boy has been charged with two counts of handle stolen goods, two counts of assault police, two counts of resist police, knowingly deal with the proceeds of crime, act in manner prejudicial to good order of police gaol and deal property suspected proceeds of crime.

He was bailed to appear before a children’s court at a later date.

A 14-year-old Cranbourne North boy has been charged with armed robbery, assault with a weapon, use controlled weapon, attempted theft of motor vehicle, two counts of theft of motor vehicle, home invasion, aggravated burglary and criminal damage.

He was remanded to appear before a court at a later date.

A 17-year-old Cranbourne North boy and two Frankston boys, aged 17 and 16, remain in custody assisting detectives with enquires.

Police are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incidents.

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Man charged following St Kilda stabbing

Source: State of Victoria Police

Sunday, 28 February 2021 20:45

A man has been charged following an alleged stabbing at a café in St Kilda yesterday morning.

The 42-year-old St Kilda man has been charged with intentionally cause serious injury, recklessly cause serious injury, intentionally cause injury and assault with a weapon.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today.

The charges follow an altercation at a café along Fitzroy Street between two men believed to be known to one another just before 10am.

The victim, a 48-year-old Melbourne man, was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The St Kilda man was arrested at the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Liz Mellino

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Two cars stolen during aggravated home invasion

Source: State of Victoria Police

Sunday, 28 February 2021 18:20

Three offenders forced their way into a home in Frankston South overnight and stole a number of personal items and the homeowners two luxury cars.

Police have been told the offenders entered the home in Kirby Court by forcing the rear French doors of the home just after midnight.

The men, who wore face coverings and were armed with machetes or similar knives, made their way through the home demanding personal items including phones, iPad’s and keys to the family’s cars.

The male resident of the home was threatened during the incident but not physically injured.

The woman, who was hiding in an upstairs cupboard, raised the alarm and called police.

The trio, described as two men of African appearance and one-man Caucasian in appearance, left the home and made off with the victims two cars, a white Jeep Cherokee and white BMW X5.

Follow up enquiries have revealed the stolen BMW has been recovered after being dumped in Richmond.

The white Jeep Cherokee, with registration number ZGC037 remains outstanding.

Frankston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating and appealing for anyone with information to come forward or for anyone who sites the stolen car to call Triple Zero (000).

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log into www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman

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