Rockhampton Court News

Wed 20 Mar 2019

What the jury didn't hear during attempted murder trial

premium_icon What the jury didn't hear during attempted murder trial

An application was made to call an expert who testified in Baden-Clay murder case

Tue 19 Mar 2019

FIRST VICTIM: Attempted murderer has killed before

premium_icon FIRST VICTIM: Attempted murderer has killed before

IT'S not the first time Noa Ronnie Etheridge has had blood on his hands.

Koongal hammer victim "I was paralysed... I couldn't run.'

premium_icon Koongal hammer victim "I was paralysed... I couldn't run.'

Victim: "I can't remember a lot. I remember it was my head ... I was paralysed. I couldn't run. I couldn't scream. I couldn't do anything."

Truckie's $5500 fine for common error over 24-hour work day

premium_icon Truckie's $5500 fine for common error over 24-hour work day

A TRUCK driver with 18 years experience has been fined $5,500 for six counts of driving/working in excess of the legal maximum hours in a 24 hour period.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Crown prosecutor: 'It's how we slaughter cattle'

premium_icon Crown prosecutor: 'It's how we slaughter cattle'

Jury retires to deliberate in Koongal hammer attack case after closing addresses

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Accused rapist's 26 bail breaches in four months

premium_icon Accused rapist's 26 bail breaches in four months

He had been bailed to Toowoomba but he broke up with his girlfriend so he returned to Central Queensland, but did not get permission to change his bail address.

Cops watch man convicted twice of dangerous driving reoffend

premium_icon Cops watch man convicted twice of dangerous driving reoffend

Driver sped across three lanes, ran a red light turning onto another street, lost traction and sped off

Lawyer's solid advise for young domestic violence victim

premium_icon Lawyer's solid advise for young domestic violence victim

'Every time police become involved, the threats from the older men disappear.'

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Cocktail of drugs consumed prior to hammer assault

premium_icon Cocktail of drugs consumed prior to hammer assault

He says he took eight and 12 Xanax tablets, four tabs of LSD and eight points of methamphetamines along with drinking two rum mix cans

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Hammer assault offender's 'head burning' when captured

premium_icon Hammer assault offender's 'head burning' when captured

A MAN accused of attempted murder was crying in pain at police officers when he was apprehended, saying his head was on fire.

Doctor: 'The injury penetrated right to the brain matter'

premium_icon Doctor: 'The injury penetrated right to the brain matter'

Jury hears Koongal woman could have died from hammer strikes to temples which caused open wounds

CQ mum jailed for supplying meth to trafficker

premium_icon CQ mum jailed for supplying meth to trafficker

The woman has also been in prison for trafficking, and was told she had a history which suggested she preferred drugs to being a good mother.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Trial over Koongal assault using stolen hammer

premium_icon Trial over Koongal assault using stolen hammer

He asked her for water and when she returned, he hit her in the temple with the hammer - twice.

Lammermoor attempted murder accused appears in court

premium_icon Lammermoor attempted murder accused appears in court

A YEPPOON man accused of attempted murder has appeared in court this morning over the incident on Saturday.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Lammermoor attempted murder accused named

premium_icon Lammermoor attempted murder accused named

A YEPPOON man accused of attempted murder has been remanded in custody after the matter was mentioned in Rockhampton Magistrates Court this morning.

Domino's entrepreneur in life changing car crash

premium_icon Domino's entrepreneur in life changing car crash

A young Queensland entrepreneur owned and operated four Domino's sites before her life turned around completely due to a fatigue driver.

Driver sues for $1.5m after vehicle rollover

premium_icon Driver sues for $1.5m after vehicle rollover

The man suffered chest and spinal injuries, and later had heart problems from pain killers

Methamphetamines found hidden in fire extinguisher

premium_icon Methamphetamines found hidden in fire extinguisher

Over 50g of meth hidden in fire extinguisher in boot of car

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