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Drug driving with no licence

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Unidentifiable number plates on a trailer attracted police attention resulting in a woman receiving further charges unrelated to the...

Theft not very Christian

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) A local church is the victim of a heartless thief, who has not once, but twice, ruined their beautiful...

Pain caused from handcuffs

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Multiple police officers attended a Bacchus Marsh hotel late last year to detain a man after ‘causing issues’, and...

Young driver loses licence and car

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Driving 50km/h over the speed limit has cost a probationary driver his licence and a hefty fine. The 19-year-old entered...

Punched in face by husband

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man who punched his partner in the face after he became aggressive when questioned about his intentions with...

Bee responsible for car damage

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Fleeing a potential bee sting was a 67-year-old man’s reasoning to hitting a parked vehicle and not following it...

Armed and dangerous? Hand it in

Victoria Police are urging community members to hand in unwanted, unregistered, or illegal firearms to their local police station this month, no questions asked. Bacchus...

Young girl calls Triple-000 after father kicks partner in face

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) “If police hadn’t had shone the torch on me, he would have caved my head in” a woman told...

Drink, drive, bloody idiot

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Drinking and driving is something one man wished he had not done, after recording a reading over the legal...

Weapons, drugs and bail

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man was granted bail in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on October 16 despite being charged with possessing...