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Wednesday's Hot Breakfast Headlines

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Wednesday's Hot Breakfast Headlines

Good morning Melbourne.

Light showers today, tops of 16.

  • A raid at Cranbourne's turned up a treasure trove of illegal weapons which were allegedly being sold on Facebook.


Police stormed a home on Latrobe Street at 6:30pm Tuesday – seizing 29 flick knives, swords, machetes and hunting knives.

A man, 39, is expected to be charged on summons with possessing prohibited and controlled weapons and dealing in prohibited and controlled weapons.

  • A man arrested at Prahran early yesterday following a ten hour crime spree which started at Balaclava on Monday is still being interviewed by police.

He's accused of assaulting a tradie on Carlisle Street and stealing his ute – which he then filled with petrol before speding off on the Nepean Highway at Elsternwick without paying.

The vehicle was involved in a short police pursuit after running a red light at St Kilda and the man tracked down by the air wing and dog squad following a crash.

The Lake Bunga man, 39, remains in custody while no charges have been laid.

Police are asking anyone who spotted the Cody Whelan Electrical van to get in touch.

  • We've got the latest on Hot Breakfast newsreader James Lakes' NBN drama.

Yesterday James told Luke, Ed and Rosie about his nature strip being dug up for a new pit and left in a complete mess at his home at Nunawading, Victoria.

The pit was closed with a concrete cover baring the National Broadband Network logo, however have since denied they were even working in the area and say Telstra workers are in fact to blame.

You can read his editorial here.