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Max Dennison Photo - Helen Tatchell

Mad Max told to grow up

By Jessica Howard The young Bacchus Marsh man who stole from a local CFA and performed dangerous burn-outs on the main street has been released...

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,...

No license, theft and unregistered vehicle

By Jessica Howard A female fuel thief who stole from a Ballan service station was disqualified from driving at the time, a court has heard. Julie...

‘Flight risk’ remanded

By Jessica Howard A man accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of items to fund his lifestyle and pay off debt has...

Son stabs father – appears in court

By Jessica Howard  A Greendale man who allegedly tried to kill his father with a knife will remain in custody following a brief appearance in...
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...

Avenue fatality

By Jessica Howard A Bacchus Marsh man has fronted court following a fatal crash in the Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour. Paul Smith appeared in the...
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...
CCTV shows two males loitering around the Ballan Recreation Reserve at around 3:20am-4am on Tuesday (December 19)

Thieves in hot water

By Jessica Howard Two recreational facilities in Ballan have been left without water following the theft of a meter and two hot water units. The Ballan Recreation...
Operation gun safe – Constable Andy Goel and James Peterson from Bacchus Marsh police with confiscated weapons. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Firearms must be safe

By Jessica Howard Local police are urging gun owners to be vigilant in keeping track of and storing their weapons. Ballan Officer in Charge, Sergeant Michael...