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Mate gives mate broken bones

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A game of ‘chicken’ on a main road between two friends, may have stretched the friendship after one received...

Vandals strike at weir

By Helen Tatchell Destructive vandals have gone to quite an effort when they wreaked havoc at a Southern Rural Water (SRW) facility last week. The break-in...

Legislation prevents one hour drive

By Meg Kennedy A man who tested positive to cannabis and methamphetamine whilst driving has asked to be granted one-hour’s drive a day. Dean Aquilina...

‘Cop magnet’ car sold after caught speeding

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man facing speeding charges has told a Magistrate he “sold the car; it was kind of a cop...

Drugs still in system after festival

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An unfortunate decision to take drugs at a music festival, and then drive, has had serious consequences for a...

A little bit fast with no licence

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A Magistrate has told a man he “might need to slow down” after caught driving whilst suspended and speeding. Gregory...

Apology avoids conviction

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A neighbourhood dispute has found its way into the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court. The court head on Friday 8 November...

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...

Hearing continues in County Court

By Meg Kennedy A Darley man who allegedly raped and held a woman captive, will appear for a Directions Hearing in the County Court later...

Spotlight on crime prevention

The Jonathan Drive Public Lighting Project has received funding from the State government, to the tune of $99,000. Member for Melton Steve McGhie MP announced...