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Forgetfulness no excuse

By Lachlan Ellis A man facing the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court on charges of failure to answer bail and non-compliance with a good behaviour bond,...

Homeless offender unaware of suspension

By Lachlan Ellis A man caught driving while suspended was suffering a range of issues, including homelessness and poor mental health the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates...

Caught stealing …that sucks

By Lachlan Ellis A man who stole a vacuum cleaner from Bunnings in Melton told police after he was arrested, that it was a “silly...

Illegal riding and driving on the rise

By Caitlin Bewley There has been an increase in trail bike riding and four-wheel driving in Moorabool’s parks and forests, and a government body is...

Large list of charges

By Lachlan Ellis Magistrate Michelle Hodgson heard a rather extensive list of charges against a 32-year-old man on March 5 in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’...

Road rage attacker remorseful

By Lachlan Ellis A truck driver who smashed another motorist’s mirror in a fit of rage has apologised, telling police he is “extremely remorseful and...

“Didn’t know” about interlock condition

By Lachlan Ellis A Bacchus Marsh man has told Magistrate Bob Kumar he “didn’t know” he still had an interlock condition on his licence when...

Stay safe, break a bad habit

By Caitlin Bewley A newly launched Crime Stoppers campaign shares the name of a hit television series, in part, starring Walter White; however, the campaign...

Learner speeding ‘lost focus’

By Lachlan Ellis A learner driver pulled over by police for travelling at 160 km/h in a 110 km/h zone has admitted to the Bacchus...

Look out for suspicious characters

By Lachlan Ellis Recent car thefts and encounters with suspicious strangers in Moorabool have prompted new calls to stay vigilant and keep doors locked. To read...