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Charges come in three’s

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Financial hardship was the reason for a Daylesford man fronting the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court to face an offence...
Bacchus Marsh Police Taser

Station cops new device

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh Police are now equipped with tasers. The first officers armed with the Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs) took to the streets last...

Jail for assault, alcohol and accidents

By Jessica Howard A Ballan woman who wrote off a Mercedes Benz before punching a police officer in the face will spend the next six-weeks...

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...

VANDALS destroy 100-year old trees

Five magnificent trees, some more than 100-years-old, have been illegally cut down in an act of vandalism at Lerderderg State Park. Parks Victoria is working...

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...

Loss of license won’t impress the boss

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Drugs, driving and a pedestrian crossing weren’t a good mix for a 54-year-old man facing charges before Magistrate Steven...
The former Maddingley Car Care workshop

Missing man’s thongs found in accused killer’s workshop

By Jessica Howard The only pair of shoes known to be worn by Keith Foggin were found in the workshop of his accused killer in...

Deadly drink-driver nearly four times over legal limit

By Jessica Howard The driver accused of killing 22-year-old Gisborne man Hayden Kloppers was nearly four times over the legal blood alcohol limit, a...

Highway Patrol to police from inside vehicle

Victoria Police will be able to keep a closer watch on dangerous drivers, with new road safety technology rolling out across Victoria Police’s highway...