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Feisty court appearance

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An agitated and angry 53-year-old man attended the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court in a dishevelled state to contest multiple...

Doesn’t pay to ‘help a mate’

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An intended good deed to help his elderly grandmother has seen a 27-year old man suffer serious consequences from...

Mate gives mate broken bones

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A game of ‘chicken’ on a main road between two friends, may have stretched the friendship after one received...

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...

Once an ‘unacceptable risk’, now on bail

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Handcuffed and flanked by two police officers, Love Close resident, and owner of former Jackie Chan the ram, Godwin...
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...

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...

Accused pens a threat

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) “You’ve got a familiar face; you’re a bit of a trouble maker,” Magistrate Gregory Robinson told a man who...

Fury over illegally lit fires

By Jessica Howard Members of the Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade’s Group are fuming over the number of illegally lit fires during the fire danger period. Deputy...

A little bit fast with no licence

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A Magistrate has told a man he “might need to slow down” after caught driving whilst suspended and speeding. Gregory...