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Mr Nobody crashes and then dashes

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Drugs and alcohol were the reason a woman collided with roadside barriers on the Western Freeway, but she blamed...

BREAKING NEWS – Free on Appeal

A Bacchus Marsh man who assaulted a firefighter will walk free from prison, with a clean record. In breaking news, the County Court of Victoria...

Victim beaten ‘black and blue’

By Meg Kennedy A Darley man who allegedly imprisoned, raped and repeatedly assaulted a woman is contesting the allegation that he had sexual intercourse without...

Actions “shocking and incomprehensible”

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Magistrate Gregory Robinson described a young father of two as a “loose cannon that needs to be contained” when...

Son to face court with father

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) “CFA workers, or any special service worker for that matter, should never be threatened or be victims to violence ...

May he learn from incarceration

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A self-confessed drug addict attended the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on July 19, before Magistrate Gregory Robinson, to plead...

Threat of jail for no licence

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A woman told the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 12 July she “doesn’t drive when hasn’t got...

‘Late for work’ excuse for speeding

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Numerous speeding charges were heard in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 12 July, one involved a 26-year-old...

Former butcher a silly sausage

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) The former ‘Ballan Sausage King’ Salvatore Fusca made a plea of guilty to driving whilst suspended in the Bacchus...

Incorrect teaching of road-rules

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man’s confusion of road rules saw him appear in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 5 July...