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Underage non-essential traveller caught

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Travelling along the back roads on a quad bike was a young man’s attempt to avoid police detection however,...

Boys bailed to face Children’s Court

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A small group of people have been wreaking havoc around the Ballan CBD with two recently charged by Ballan...

MOORABOOL EYEWATCH

On Thursday 2 April, Moorabool Eyewatch asked for community assistance via their facebook page, to identify a male and female regarding a theft and...

Sexual abuse – it is okay to speak up

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Victoria Police Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Teams (SOCITs) are hosting the annual campaign which aims to raise...

Missing man returns home

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) The Police airwing patrolled the skies over Ballan after a man in his 70s went missing from a residential...

Bail for accused aggressor

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) The scene at the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 3 April differed to any other week, with a...

Appeal Joy

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Apprehension filled the court room as Anne Carr reached for her husband’s hand while waiting for the verdict at...

“Tragic start to life” – Lawyer

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) “There will be serious consequences for you if you go back to reoffending,” a Magistrate has told a 30-year...

S-T-O-P means stop

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Two people in a 4WD have survived an accident with a truck, that could have easily been a double...

Wind farm thief convicted

Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A 45-year-old man has been described by a Ballarat Magistrate as a “career criminal”. Todd Cecil Smith entered a plea...