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

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...

No licence, no worries – drive to bank anyway

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man showed remorse when he appeared before Magistrate Alan Spillane in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday...
Ken Handford and his grandson Photo - sumbitted

Family seeks justice

By Jessica Howard The family of murdered war veteran Ken Handford was gut wrenched when the convicted killer received a considerable discount on his jail...
Bacchus Marsh Police Taser

Station cops new device

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh Police are now equipped with tasers. The first officers armed with the Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs) took to the streets last...

Weeping stuntman goes to jail

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A reappearance from ‘Mad Max’ in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court saw Magistrate Gregory Robinson hand down a jail...

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...
Joshua Fuller

WANTED – warrant issued

By Jessica Howard A 19-year-old who spent time in a Youth Justice Centre earlier this year has failed to appear in court. Joshua Fuller was summoned to...

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...
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One punch ‘thug’ facing jail

By Jessica Howard A 22-year-old is facing jail time after a one punch attack that left a father-of-two unconscious. Craig Jones allegedly punched the victim in...