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Failure to notice 50km/h over limit

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A driver, oblivious to his speed, was slapped with jail time when he told Magistrate Gregory Robinson “I wasn’t...

Murder trial begins

By Jessica Howard The trial for a man accused of murdering missing 46-year-old Keith Foggin is expected to span over three-weeks. Christopher John Trotter appeared in...

Housemate gives evidence at murder trial

By Meg Kennedy The former housemate of murdered Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan has told the Supreme Court of Victoria he was “in shock” after...

‘Late for work’ excuse for speeding

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Numerous speeding charges were heard in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 12 July, one involved a 26-year-old...
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...

P-plater caught driving V8 and trafficking drugs

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) “All actions have consequences”, a young Bacchus Marsh man was told by the magistrate in the Bacchus Marsh court,...

Son to face court with father

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) “CFA workers, or any special service worker for that matter, should never be threatened or be victims to violence ...

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...

Drunken flasher bailed

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A desire to urinate and expose his private parts to the public has seen a Bacchus Marsh man appear...

Jail for ‘stupid decisions’

By Meg Kennedy Former Ballan resident Melissa Imberger will spend the next two months behind bars, following a string of charges; including driving whilst disqualified,...