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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...

Jail for assault, alcohol and accidents

By Jessica Howard A Ballan woman who wrote off a Mercedes Benz before punching a police officer in the face will spend the next six-weeks...

8-years jail for drunk driver

By Jessica Howard The Kuranjang man who was three times (0.20 per cent) over the legal alcohol limit (0.05 per cent) when his car spun...

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...

Trying to kick goals with football in pants

By Caitlin Bewley (Work Exp – Swinburne Uni) The Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court was silent as multiple charges against a young Bacchus Marsh man were read...
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...
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...
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Hoon drivers in Ballan

By Jessica Howard Ballan Police are urging residents to report hoon drivers in the area, after a number of reports of reckless behaviour on the...
Daniel Duhovic will plead guilty to one charge of murder and one charge recklessly cause injury, after fatally shooting Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan on Tuesday 24 May 2016 outside his home in Labilliere Street, as he sat in his white van

(Update) GUILTY – Man pleads guilty to ‘Murder in Marsh’

By Jessica Howard (at the Melbourne Magistrates Court) (updated Monday 26 June 4:15pm) Friends and colleagues of Yu Tong “Tracy” Lo say she was never in...

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...