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One more strike toward jail

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A Gordon man is facing a period off the road after a second driving offence within an 18-month period....

Such is life

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A 46-year-old man who was worried about the well-being of his wife unintentionally dobbed himself into police and faced...

One more chance – “next step is jail”

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A Teesdale man appeared in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 11 October with a guilty plea to...

Drug test turns positive

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man who appeared in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 11 October described his illegal behaviour as...

Sirens sound for those in a hurry

By Meg Kennedy Speeding remains the highest offence in Moorabool, following a state-wide police operation that coincided with the recent AFL Grand Final long weekend. Operation...

Doesn’t pay to ‘help a mate’

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An intended good deed to help his elderly grandmother has seen a 27-year old man suffer serious consequences from...

State Park Safety

The state parks and forests in Moorabool often attract large numbers of motorcyclists and four-wheel enthusiasts, but the areas have also seen a significant...

Waiting on report

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) It will be another month before Love Close resident Godwin Aquilina appears before a Magistrate, after his case to...

‘Despicable behaviour’ – Magistrate

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A New South Wales father of two appeared in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court to plead guilty to sending...

Undiagnosed mental health issue causes burnout

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) “Get out of bed, find a job and pull your weight,” were the words Magistrate Gregory Robinson said to...