Rockhampton Court News

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Police continue to probe recent CQ crime spate

Police continue to probe recent CQ crime spate

Police are investigating serious cases or arson and vandalism

Magistrate tells dads their kids are no excuse for meth use

premium_icon Magistrate tells dads their kids are no excuse for meth use

The men asked the court to consider their kids when sentencing, but the Rockhampton magistrate was having none of it.

Group of five steal car, fuel and 180 bottles of spirits

premium_icon Group of five steal car, fuel and 180 bottles of spirits

They smashed their way into a pub and ransacked its bottle shop

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Road rage driver repeatedly punched victim after collision

premium_icon Road rage driver repeatedly punched victim after collision

Police found him barricaded in a bathroom after exercising a search warrant at his home

Sun 8 Jul 2018

14-year-old's fire lighting habit 'troubling'

premium_icon 14-year-old's fire lighting habit 'troubling'

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy lit four fires in one year - three were lit in January this year.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Man stole $111,000 of goods in two years to fund addiction

premium_icon Man stole $111,000 of goods in two years to fund addiction

His haul included $88,000 of coins, stamps and camera gear.

Mon 2 Jul 2018

Behaviour 'deplorable and completely disgusting'

premium_icon Behaviour 'deplorable and completely disgusting'

Repeated bouts of alcohol fuelled violence leads Rocky man to prison

Sat 30 Jun 2018

Cop feels injuries during resisted arrests is part of job

premium_icon Cop feels injuries during resisted arrests is part of job

Officer told prosecutor 'it wasn't the first time he was injured on the job and not the worst injury he'd received'.

Man jailed for terrorising servo customers, assault on cop

premium_icon Man jailed for terrorising servo customers, assault on cop

A MAN who terrorised people at a Rockhampton service station and seriously assaulted a police officer was on parole for choking a woman.

Fri 29 Jun 2018

After 'severed head' claim, Bikini Island men win bail case

premium_icon After 'severed head' claim, Bikini Island men win bail case

Forgery-accused TV duo's victory at top court against police commissioner

Career criminal stabbed inmate in back of skull

premium_icon Career criminal stabbed inmate in back of skull

Victim sustained a wound about 5cm in diameter and mildly deep, with "blood shooting from the wound” from an arterial bleed after the assault.

Man's charge for mistaken identity of quad bike

premium_icon Man's charge for mistaken identity of quad bike

A MAN was swimming in the Fitzroy River when he spotted what he thought was an abandoned quad bike left by the riverbank.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Police found woman with radar device and stolen groceries

premium_icon Police found woman with radar device and stolen groceries

A WOMAN who stole more than $330 of groceries was busted by police with a radar detection device attached to her car.

Drug running a bad idea for failed businessman

premium_icon Drug running a bad idea for failed businessman

Brenden Michael Manitzky may have to find a new career, again

Drug highway: Cops claim dad involved in $150k a week racket

premium_icon Drug highway: Cops claim dad involved in $150k a week racket

A MAN and his pregnant partner are in custody after cops target Maranoa, Dalby drug rings. Police alleged he helped supply up to $150,000 worth of ice a week.

Crim's surprise for police carrying out body search

premium_icon Crim's surprise for police carrying out body search

You won't believe what police found in an unclothed body search

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Drug addict keeps going up to strangers looking for a fight

premium_icon Drug addict keeps going up to strangers looking for a fight

He approached a security guard's car and told him to "get out c--- or I'll smash you”.

Tue 26 Jun 2018

Drink driver's confession to magistrate: I need help

premium_icon Drink driver's confession to magistrate: I need help

A SELF-CONFESSED alcoholic who was busted drink driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.181 has narrowly avoided time in prison.

Man 'blacked out' during long attack on woman

premium_icon Man 'blacked out' during long attack on woman

A MAN tried to tell police he "blacked out” during a prolonged assault on a woman in Parkhurst on the weekend.

What drove a miner to a 31-day crime spree?

premium_icon What drove a miner to a 31-day crime spree?

He broke into 27 businesses across Central Queensland causing almost $52,000 in damages and stolen property

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