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Bike thief warned to get back on track

By Lachlan Ellis A 19-year-old Redan man has been told to get off drugs and seek mental help, after being busted for stealing a bicycle...

Forgetfulness no excuse

By Lachlan Ellis A man facing the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court on charges of failure to answer bail and non-compliance with a good behaviour bond,...

Homeless offender unaware of suspension

By Lachlan Ellis A man caught driving while suspended was suffering a range of issues, including homelessness and poor mental health the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates...

Caught stealing …that sucks

By Lachlan Ellis A man who stole a vacuum cleaner from Bunnings in Melton told police after he was arrested, that it was a “silly...

Illegal riding and driving on the rise

By Caitlin Bewley There has been an increase in trail bike riding and four-wheel driving in Moorabool’s parks and forests, and a government body is...

Large list of charges

By Lachlan Ellis Magistrate Michelle Hodgson heard a rather extensive list of charges against a 32-year-old man on March 5 in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’...

Road rage attacker remorseful

By Lachlan Ellis A truck driver who smashed another motorist’s mirror in a fit of rage has apologised, telling police he is “extremely remorseful and...

“Didn’t know” about interlock condition

By Lachlan Ellis A Bacchus Marsh man has told Magistrate Bob Kumar he “didn’t know” he still had an interlock condition on his licence when...

Stay safe, break a bad habit

By Caitlin Bewley A newly launched Crime Stoppers campaign shares the name of a hit television series, in part, starring Walter White; however, the campaign...

Learner speeding ‘lost focus’

By Lachlan Ellis A learner driver pulled over by police for travelling at 160 km/h in a 110 km/h zone has admitted to the Bacchus...

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