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“Sorry”, court hears

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man has apologised to the court after appearing before Magistrate Tom Barrett for a single charge of...

Strong addiction not for pleasure

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) “I want to prove to you that I won’t be back here for the wrong reasons,” a Bacchus Marsh...

Darkness causes speeding

By Meg Kennedy A driver who clocked more than 20km/h over the posted speed limit said his reason for speeding was that it was dark. Robert...

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...

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...

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...

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...