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Side-show continues

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A Love Close resident is known for his ram Jackie Chan; stripping down to orange underpants at a Moorabool...

Alcohol behind family violence

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Year Swinburne Uni) Remorse was evident from a woman’s demeanour in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court November 16, crying silent sobs as...

Would you like fines with that?

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Cancelling of all licences due to drug driving didn’t deter a man from attending multiple fast food restaurant drive...

One bad apple spoils the bunch

By Jessica Howard An opportunistic roadside vendor has been fined for the second time in two years for using public land to illegally sell fruit...

Waiting on report

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) It will be another month before Love Close resident Godwin Aquilina appears before a Magistrate, after his case to...

Failure to notice 50km/h over limit

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A driver, oblivious to his speed, was slapped with jail time when he told Magistrate Gregory Robinson “I wasn’t...

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...

Strong addiction not for pleasure

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) “I want to prove to you that I won’t be back here for the wrong reasons,” a 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...

‘Late for work’ excuse for speeding

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Numerous speeding charges were heard in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 12 July, one involved a 26-year-old...