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WANTED – for traffic offences

Dash-cam footage is being sought by Victoria Police from anyone who encountered a speeding driver travelling westbound along the Western Freeway last week. To read...

Knife-wielder arrested

By Lachlan Ellis A Darley man was arrested last Tuesday (8 June), after brandishing a knife in front of police and damaging property. Locals contacted the...

Theft beyond be-leaf

By Lachlan Ellis A Moorabool business has put time, effort and money into beautifying the front of their property – only to have a “gutless...

“The danger of driving at that speed is very high” – Magistrate

By Lachlan Ellis A man who travelled at 59 km/h over the limit on the Western Freeway has entered a guilty plea, but begged Magistrate...

Man defends himself in ramming trial

By Helen Tatchell “I thought he had a gun, he pointed something at me and said, “I will kill you”. I was terrified for my...

Truckie dodges heavy penalty

By Lachlan Ellis A veteran truck driver has dodged serious penalties for exceeding the maximum working hours allowed in a 24-hour period, thanks to his...

Dead, after impulsive action

By Lachlan Ellis The lawyer for a Pentland Hills man on remand for manslaughter has told Justice Elizabeth Hollingworth that his client’s offence was a...

Speed, but not over the limit

By Lachlan Ellis A 32-year-old man facing a charge of drug possession and two driving charges entered a guilty plea at the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates...

Drink, drug driver disciplined

By Lachlan Ellis A 43-year-old Bacchus Marsh man who was caught driving over the blood alcohol limit, and with cannabis in his system, has copped...

Fifth time unlucky

By Lachlan Ellis A Bacchus Marsh man facing two charges of driving while suspended – his fourth and fifth such charges – has been ordered...