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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...

Magistrate describes family violence as ‘grubby little thing behind closed doors’

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A 22-year relationship has come crashing down after serious acts of family violence, fuelled by alcohol. Mark Gillespie,...

Immature teen gets jail

By Jessica Howard A 19-year-old who continued to re-offend despite being given a second chance at life has been jailed for six-months. Ballan resident, Joshua Fuller...

Travelling salesman home invasion

By Jessica Howard Moorabool CIU are searching for a suspect in a home invasion that occurred in Daylesford last month. An unknown male attended...

Driver off the market

By Meg Kennedy Local property mogul John Kontek recently found himself in some less-than-prime real estate: the Bacchus Marsh Courthouse. Mr Kontek appeared before Magistrate Letizia...
Paul Hogan, Daniel Duhovic, Tung Lo

Mother of murdered Bacchus Marsh man speaks in court

By Jessica Howard The mother of Paul Hogan found out about her son’s brutal murder while watching the 11:30am news, a court has heard.  A...

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...

Alcohol thieves strike

Who are these thieves? Bacchus Marsh police are investigating a theft at a local business in Main Street Bacchus Marsh. An unidentified male and female...
Missing man Keith Foggin Source - VicPol

More evidence in murder trial of missing man

By Jessica Howard Keith Foggin made a six-second call to Bacchus Marsh police on the day of his disappearance, a jury has heard. Crown Prosecutor, Daryl...

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...