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Jail for serious threats

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A 50-year-old Bacchus Marsh man has been sentenced to three months behind bars after facing charges of unlawful assault,...

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...

Crime spree caused by ‘brain cells fried’

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Drug induced criminal offences saw a 29-year-old man on the fringe of a jail sentence in the Bacchus Marsh...
The Bacchus Marsh Lions Club's Cash a Can trailer, which was stolen over the second weekend of December Photo - Bacchus Marsh Lions Club

Thieves target charity

The Bacchus Marsh Lions Club is reeling after thieves stole their Cash a Can trailer over the weekend. Heartless thieves broke into the Moorabool...

Police chase through Main Street after man flees arrest

By Jessica Howard An erratic driver has been arrested after a dramatic police chase in Bacchus Marsh this morning. Police allegedly began pursuing the Holden...

Murder case coming to an end

By Jessica Howard   UPDATE The owners of the Springbank house that Mr Handford had lived in for close to two decades have struggled daily with the...
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...

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...

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...
Operation gun safe – Constable Andy Goel and James Peterson from Bacchus Marsh police with confiscated weapons. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Firearms must be safe

By Jessica Howard Local police are urging gun owners to be vigilant in keeping track of and storing their weapons. Ballan Officer in Charge, Sergeant Michael...