December 2018

Published a story 17th Dec 2018 5:17 PM

Police said the crimes had been “opportunistic and brazen”.

Light-fingered butcher steals credit cards, undies

Police said the crimes had been “opportunistic and brazen”.

Published a story 16th Dec 2018 1:09 PM

QT names people caught behind the wheel with booze and drugs in their system

Names of 16 Ipswich motorists caught drunk and drug driving

QT names people caught behind the wheel with booze and drugs in their system

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 4:23 PM

FUELLED by speed and ice, Liam Daumann just kept on stealing.

Drug binge thief left a trail of woe

FUELLED by speed and ice, Liam Daumann just kept on stealing.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 6:05 PM

ONE of four people involved in a deadly home invasion at Booval three years ago is still awaiting news on his punishment.

Judgment day in New Year for deadly home invasion

ONE of four people involved in a deadly home invasion at Booval three years ago is still awaiting news on his punishment.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 5:50 PM

A STROPPY Jay Shaw had quite a few beers under his belt when he protested loudly at police intent on seizing his car for a suspected hooning offence.

Hoon's glassing threat over cops' tow job

A STROPPY Jay Shaw had quite a few beers under his belt when he protested loudly at police intent on seizing his car for a suspected hooning offence.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 11:28 AM

Bank already knew something amiss.

Fraud mum's bungled take over attempt

Bank already knew something amiss.

Published a story 11th Dec 2018 5:12 PM

A YOUNG man's first taste of romance found him in hot water after the teenage girl sent him nude photographs.

Girl's nude pics land man in court

A YOUNG man's first taste of romance found him in hot water after the teenage girl sent him nude photographs.

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 4:14 PM

GENE Buckley says he was going through a rough time when he racially abused and smashed the phone of a taxi driver, smashed up a flat, and crashed his car.

'Tough times' blamed for taxi rank outburst

GENE Buckley says he was going through a rough time when he racially abused and smashed the phone of a taxi driver, smashed up a flat, and crashed his car.

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 6:22 PM

SCHIZOPHRENIA, not taking his medication and using illicit drugs is the likely trigger for a troubled man.

Man seen smiling after knifing neighbour

SCHIZOPHRENIA, not taking his medication and using illicit drugs is the likely trigger for a troubled man.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 6:32 PM

IN A surprise twist greyhound trainer Mark Blackwood changed his plea from not guilty to guilty for a live baiting offence.

Greyhound trainer sentenced for 'barbaric' baiting

IN A surprise twist greyhound trainer Mark Blackwood changed his plea from not guilty to guilty for a live baiting offence.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.