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Accused killer to testify

By Jessica Howard One of the men accused of murdering Springbank war veteran Ken Handford could receive a reduced sentence after agreeing to testify in...
Bacchus Marsh Police Taser

Station cops new device

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh Police are now equipped with tasers. The first officers armed with the Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs) took to the streets last...

Police chase through Main Street after man flees arrest

By Jessica Howard An erratic driver has been arrested after a dramatic police chase in Bacchus Marsh this morning. Police allegedly began pursuing the Holden...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day one

By Jessica Howard  The Bacchus Marsh man accused of murdering 46-year-old Keith Foggin was the victim’s mechanic for three-years prior to his disappearance, a court...

Immature teen gets jail

By Jessica Howard A 19-year-old who continued to re-offend despite being given a second chance at life has been jailed for six-months. Ballan resident, Joshua Fuller...
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One punch ‘thug’ facing jail

By Jessica Howard A 22-year-old is facing jail time after a one punch attack that left a father-of-two unconscious. Craig Jones allegedly punched the victim in...

Memory lapse

Bacchus Marsh police are appealing for public assistance in identifying the male offender (pictured) for the theft of three (3) bottles of spirits from...

MORE PETROL THEFTS

Can you identify these men? At approximately 6.36pm on 04/06/2017 a male driving a silver Toyota Camry bearing stolen plates WQC816 was involved...
Operation gun safe – Constable Andy Goel and James Peterson from Bacchus Marsh police with confiscated weapons. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Firearms must be safe

By Jessica Howard Local police are urging gun owners to be vigilant in keeping track of and storing their weapons. Ballan Officer in Charge, Sergeant Michael...
Coimadai brigade volunteers Mel Peterson and Stewart Geerling are reeling over the theft of a vehicle and essential equipment last week from their fire station. Photo – Jessica Howard

Thieves strike CFA Brigade

By Jessica Howard Heartless thieves have stolen around $150,000 worth of tools and equipment from the Coimadai Fire Station, rendering it inoperable for hours during...