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By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has had eight years added to his sentence by Victoria’s Court of Appeal. Jonathon Jeffrey...

Search for driver travelling wrong direction on freeway

Police are searching for the driver of a four-wheel drive that caused a serious crash after it drove into oncoming traffic at Pentland Hills...

Imposter escapes maximum penalty

By Jessica Howard A police enthusiast found in possession of a fabricated Victoria Police identification badge has avoided jail time.  Christopher Jordan created the badge...
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...
If a tradesman unexpectedly appears at your door with an offer that sounds too good to be true, they may be a travelling con man. For more information, visit www.consumer.vic.gov.au/resources-and-tools/scams/travelling-con-men. Photo: Asphalt Concepts

Conmen on the prowl; beware

By Jessica Howard Bogus tradesmen are targeting Bacchus Marsh properties by offering dodgy asphalt laying services at a discounted rate. The posing tradesmen are believed...

Successful appeal for killers sentence

By Jessica Howard The reduced jail sentence handed to the convicted killer of Springbank war veteran Ken Handford will be appealed in Victoria's Supreme Court...
Bacchus Marsh Magistrates' Court Photo - Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Court safer to attend

By Jessica Howard Security at Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s Court has been tightened, with handheld scanning wands, roving patrols and escort services for vulnerable people.  The security...

Police hunt cigarette thieves

Police are seeking to identify two men in relation to the theft of over $1,400 worth of cigarettes. The males attended Foodworks Supermarket in...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day two

By Jessica Howard Keith Foggin reported his alleged killer to police for theft just months before his disappearance, his mother and daughter have told a...

Memory lapse

Bacchus Marsh police are appealing for public assistance in identifying the male offender (pictured) for the theft of three (3) bottles of spirits from...