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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...
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...

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...
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...

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...

Sex Appeal Abandoned

By Jessica Howard Ronald Van Dorp has abandoned an appeal against his sexual assault charges. The 55-year-old was convicted of sexually assaulting over 20 women and...

Police chase through Main Street after man flees arrest

By Jessica Howard An erratic driver has been arrested after a dramatic police chase in Bacchus Marsh this morning. Police allegedly began pursuing the Holden...

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...

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...

Search for driver travelling wrong direction on freeway

Police are searching for the driver of a four-wheel drive that caused a serious crash after it drove into oncoming traffic at Pentland Hills...