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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...

Driver distracted by child

By Lachlan Ellis A Glenroy man observed by police veering over the white lines twice, has been warned not to drive while distracted. Omer Huseyin appeared...

Driver warned of car loss

By Lachlan Ellis A Bacchus Marsh man has copped a fine for driving while suspended, with the Magistrate warning that further speeding could mean more...

One last chance

By Lachlan Ellis A woman who cheated the Commonwealth out of more than $30,000 has been told by the Magistrate that she is “very, very...

Bike thief warned to get back on track

By Lachlan Ellis A 19-year-old Redan man has been told to get off drugs and seek mental help, after being busted for stealing a bicycle...