Rockhampton Court News

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Gran’s last beer was 40 mins prior to bust for drink driving

Premium Content Gran’s last beer was 40 mins prior to bust for drink driving

A grandmother of six who had been evicted from her unit just blew over the legal limit when police intercepted her driving.

Bail denied for man with three serious assault convictions

Premium Content Bail denied for man with three serious assault convictions

A man accused of breaching a domestic violence order and carrying out a common assault act was on bail for assault occasioning bodily harm.

New judge known for ‘no nonsense’ approach to justice

Premium Content New judge known for ‘no nonsense’ approach to justice

New judge warned of ‘the ill-intentioned and ill-informed to make scurrilous attacks on those in the service of public’ during welcome ceremony.

‘Dodgy’ car sale leaves man fined and with a damaged car

Premium Content ‘Dodgy’ car sale leaves man fined and with a damaged car

Not only did a man get fined for driving an unregistered vehicle in what he claimed was a dodgy car sale, but the car’s windscreen was smashed and the car stolen...

Broncos jersey among 12 items stolen from sport store

Premium Content Broncos jersey among 12 items stolen from sport store

A woman who stole 12 clothing items from a sports store with a co-offender has walked out of court without any further punishment.

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Man offended to stop drug and alcohol addicted former wife

Premium Content Man offended to stop drug and alcohol addicted former wife

A MAN claimed he pushed his former wife against a bed frame three times because he did not think she was sober enough to drive about 35kms to Rockhampton.

‘I am going to kill you’: Terrifying assault on stranger

Premium Content ‘I am going to kill you’: Terrifying assault on stranger

CQ man jailed after running down, punching, kicking and choking a man he had never met before.

Man told police officers to ‘f--- off’

Premium Content Man told police officers to ‘f--- off’

Simon Andrew Mackie then obstructed an officer as she tried to arrest him.

Landscaper busted with large amount of cannabis and weapon

Premium Content Landscaper busted with large amount of cannabis and weapon

He told police the 200-plus grams of the drug was for personal use.

COURT: Huge list for Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

Premium Content COURT: Huge list for Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

The five page list for Wednesday, September 16

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Thief’s one-day crime spree ends in jail

Premium Content Thief’s one-day crime spree ends in jail

Different Cycles, Spar and Goodstart Early Learning fell victim to the criminal earlier this year.

CQ miner cops drink-driving penalty on the chin

Premium Content CQ miner cops drink-driving penalty on the chin

He was caught driving under the influence at Yeppoon.

Paranoia causes man to fear police and government agencies

Premium Content Paranoia causes man to fear police and government agencies

He pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrate Court to 21 charges, including damaging police vehicles.

CAUGHT: Man charged with attempted murder over shooting

Premium Content CAUGHT: Man charged with attempted murder over shooting

It is alleged the man led police on a chase on Saturday. He was located at a Brisbane motel last night.

DV offender with ‘appalling’ criminal history jailed

Premium Content DV offender with ‘appalling’ criminal history jailed

The Rockhampton man pleaded guilty in court to contravening a domestic violence order and drink-driving.

Mon 14 Sep 2020

Wife abused for allegedly trying to run over husband

Premium Content Wife abused for allegedly trying to run over husband

The husband pleaded guilty in Rockhampton magistrates Court to contravening a domestic violence order.

Man busted driving motorised scooter without a licence

Premium Content Man busted driving motorised scooter without a licence

He pleaded guilty to the charge in Rockhampton Magistrates Court.

Victim pushed to the ground, threatened in alleged attack

Premium Content Victim pushed to the ground, threatened in alleged attack

The defendant applied for bail in Rockhampton Magistrates Court.

DV offender messages victim after copping abuse

Premium Content DV offender messages victim after copping abuse

He also messaged his daughter after she was allegedly verbally abused and slapped by the victim.

Sun 13 Sep 2020

House party could be heard from two streets away

Premium Content House party could be heard from two streets away

Police were called to the same house in Norman Gardens multiple times for noise complaints.

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