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‘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...

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...