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Lerderderg vandals leave behind clues at scene of crime

By Jessica Howard Vandals who damaged several large trees at the Lerderderg State Park have left behind identifying evidence. Brandon Traynor, an avid camper who runs...

Deadly drink-driver nearly four times over legal limit

By Jessica Howard The driver accused of killing 22-year-old Gisborne man Hayden Kloppers was nearly four times over the legal blood alcohol limit, a...

More time for crime

By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has had eight years added to his sentence by Victoria’s Court of Appeal. Jonathon Jeffrey...

Fury over illegally lit fires

By Jessica Howard Members of the Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade’s Group are fuming over the number of illegally lit fires during the fire danger period. Deputy...
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...

Long list of theft ends in jail

By Jessica Howard The Ballan man who was found with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen items has been jailed for nine months. Shaun...
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...
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...
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Tell him he’s dreaming

By Oliver Powell It was no souvenir that went ‘straight to the pool room’ for Christopher Castle, who chose to represent himself in the Bacchus...

VANDALS destroy 100-year old trees

Five magnificent trees, some more than 100-years-old, have been illegally cut down in an act of vandalism at Lerderderg State Park. Parks Victoria is working...