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Keep your plates safe

By Helen Tatchell Sadly, it is becoming increasingly popular, and more of a reality, for number plates to be stolen from registered vehicles and used...

Weeping stuntman goes to jail

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A reappearance from ‘Mad Max’ in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court saw Magistrate Gregory Robinson hand down a jail...

Ignoring opportunity angers Magistrate

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A repeat offender has not amused the Magistrate in the Bacchus Marsh court. The third-time appearance for Christopher Stewart was...

Driver uses stolen plates “found in creek”

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) Multiple driving offences saw a now Western Australian man face over $5000 worth of fines. Sean Wyllie, an interstate truck...

P-plater caught driving V8 and trafficking drugs

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) “All actions have consequences”, a young Bacchus Marsh man was told by the magistrate in the Bacchus Marsh court,...

Man prefers ‘best friend’ over girlfriend

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A woman has learned a valuable lesson; a dog is man’s best friend, after harassing her then boyfriend...

Magistrate describes family violence as ‘grubby little thing behind closed doors’

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A 22-year relationship has come crashing down after serious acts of family violence, fuelled by alcohol. Mark Gillespie,...

Side-show continues

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A Love Close resident is known for his ram Jackie Chan; stripping down to orange underpants at a Moorabool...

Father doubts daughter in murder trial

By Meg Kennedy The father of accused murderer Yu Tung ‘Tracey’ Lo has said he now has “doubts” about his daughter’s honesty, the Supreme Court...

Housemate gives evidence at murder trial

By Meg Kennedy The former housemate of murdered Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan has told the Supreme Court of Victoria he was “in shock” after...