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Speed and alcohol ‘own stupid fault’

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A mother and her teenage son dodged injury after one man’s poor judgement caused a car accident on an...

Murderer lies on police statement

By Helen Tatchell Convicted for the murder of Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan, and yet to be sentenced, a 29-year old female Hong Kong national...

Search warrant finds pistol and ammunition

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A failed attempt to get rid of an illegal item saw a man face charges before Magistrate Gregory Robinson...

Stupid habit catches driver out

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Old habits die hard for a young man caught using his mobile phone whilst driving on a busy Melbourne...

Thieves steal livelihood

By Helen Tatchell It has taken Lachlan Dear 15-years to build a business, and 15-minutes for thieves to destroy it. The Blackwood resident and his family...

Jail for supermarket thief

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Over one thousand dollars-worth of goods stolen from various grocery stores saw a man appear in the Bacchus Marsh...

Alleged kidnapper fronts court

By Meg Kennedy A Darley man who allegedly imprisoned, assaulted and repeatedly raped a woman he met online fronted the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court last week. Robert...

Death on horror road

A truck driver has lost his life in an accident at Parwan last Monday, 25 March. Investigators believe the driver was travelling north along Geelong-Bacchus...

Son to face court with father

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An alleged assault on CFA volunteers saw a 22-year-old father of two front court for the second time, after...

Speeding to hospital, but not in an ambulance

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A four-year-old’s life was in the hands of his father with his actions leading him to disobey road rules,...