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Wyndham crime spike in as police blitz rolls on

Wyndham crime has shot up by almost 20 per cent in the past year. New data released by the Crime Statistics Agency reveals crime across...

Crime rate soars

  Crime has skyrocketed by almost 20 per cent in Wyndham in the past year. New data released today by the Crime Statistics Agency reveals crime...

Time served for theft spree

A man found guilty of a spate of thefts across the western suburbs has been sentenced to two-and-a-half months’ jail and placed on a...

Crime sparks resident fightback in Tarneit

A Tarneit man is so fed up with the amount of crime in his area that he has formed his own Neighbourhood Watch group. Sanjay...

Youth crime up in Wyndham, against trend

Young people have been responsible for more than 8000 criminal offences in Wyndham over the past decade. A Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) report into youth...

Police seek Wyndham Vale armed robber

A shopkeeper at a Wyndham Vale discount store was threatened with a knife by an offender who demanded cash last month. Police have been told...

Dog thwarts Wyndham Vale home invasion

A Wyndham Vale woman’s recently adopted dog has been hailed a hero after coming to her rescue last Friday to prevent a home invasion. Trish...

Enough! Little River CFA robbed again

The Little River branch of the Country Fire Authority is now fitted with security alarms after its third break-in in 18 months. Little River CFA...

Driver stalks woman in Point Cook

A woman was left shaken after being stalked and verbally abused by a man in a car in Point Cook on Saturday morning. The 34-year-old Point...

Police turn screws on tool thefts

Tools valued at almost $1 million have been stolen from tradesmen’s work vehicles and building sites in Wyndham in the past three years. Figures from Victoria...

Tool theft causes builder to shut up shop

A Bacchus Marsh builder, who had tools valued at $3000 stolen from his ute, says his business never recovered from the financial loss of...

Men sought over Hoppers Crossing burglaries

Police are calling for witnesses to two burglaries in Hoppers Crossing last month. Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives are on the hunt for two men...

Lara man faces court for Hoppers Crossing death

A 21-year-old Lara man has been remanded in custody over the murder of Prasad Somawansa last Thursday. Sigaragh Baea, dressed in a white collared shirt, showed no emotion...

Witness plea after teenagers stabbed

Investigations are continuing into the stabbing of two teenagers at Werribee last Tuesday. Senior Constable Drew Corry said witnesses said a fight broke out in...

Wyndham thieves begin 2016 with 100 thefts from cars

Phones, wallets, satellite navigation systems and sunglasses were among items taken in a Wyndham crime spree, during which almost 100 cars were broken into...

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Werribee driver caught in Melton

A 27-year-old Werribee man was arrested after he was allegedly seen driving at speeds of up to 150km/h. Police said a Holden Commodore was allegedly...