Rockhampton Court News

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Man ‘fires gun’ at hotel manager in CBD

premium_icon Man ‘fires gun’ at hotel manager in CBD

The incident was reported just before midnight on Friday in the CBD.

Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

premium_icon Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

CHURCH and family members ostracised victims of child sex abuse carried out by a Central Queensland church leader and ‘uncle’.

Drug addict says life went downhill after prison release

premium_icon Drug addict says life went downhill after prison release

He pleaded guilty in court to a string of offending that took part across Queensland last year.

Butcher takes revenge on his ex-girlfriend

premium_icon Butcher takes revenge on his ex-girlfriend

The victim saw the 23-year-old throw eggs and rocks at her car, cracking the windscreen.

Young victim groomed with chocolate repulsed by sweet treat

premium_icon Young victim groomed with chocolate repulsed by sweet treat

"When it happened, I told my parents. I knew that he had done the wrong thing, a bad thing. I had been taught that behaviour like that was rude and naughty."

Child sex abuse victim’s life broken beyond repair

premium_icon Child sex abuse victim’s life broken beyond repair

‘I became quite a heavy drinker to try and numb the pain and when that didn’t work, I turned to drugs – lots of drugs.’

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Driver got behind the wheel while licence was suspended

premium_icon Driver got behind the wheel while licence was suspended

He told police he knew his licence had been suspended

Man reoffended days after being released on parole

premium_icon Man reoffended days after being released on parole

WITHIN two weeks of being released on parole from the Supreme Court in Rockhampton, recidivist offender was back in prison after returning to his old ways.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Father warned he has an ice problem and needs help

premium_icon Father warned he has an ice problem and needs help

‘It will overtake your life. You will lose your job and your whole life will just spiral.’

Thu 16 Jan 2020

CQ drug ring leader deals with remaining charges

premium_icon CQ drug ring leader deals with remaining charges

He was the last of four sentenced from a drug trafficking ring that brought 10kgs of methamphetamine and 12kgs of cannabis as well as MDMA and cocaine into...

Man accused of posting revenge porn on Facebook refused bail

premium_icon Man accused of posting revenge porn on Facebook refused bail

A MAN accused of publishing revenge porn of a woman he dated two years ago has a long history of breaching domestic violence orders.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Single mum crashed her parent's car while drunk

premium_icon Single mum crashed her parent's car while drunk

She pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court to drink driving.

Rocky teen sent revenge porn to 12-year-old neighbour

premium_icon Rocky teen sent revenge porn to 12-year-old neighbour

He was sentenced to an 18-month probation order.

Top 10 court stories of 2019

premium_icon Top 10 court stories of 2019

IT was a busy year at the Rockhampton courthouse with many high profile cases dealt with by magistrates, judges and Justice Graeme Crow.

Alleged car arsonist faces a long list of charges

premium_icon Alleged car arsonist faces a long list of charges

Name revealed of 18-year-old women who allegedly stole, crashed and set a car on fire.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Short drive home from pub proves costly

premium_icon Short drive home from pub proves costly

HOME was just two blocks away from the pub but that’s all it took for police to catch Susan Katrina Sturgiss drink-driving.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Driver more than four times the limit busted in pub carpark

premium_icon Driver more than four times the limit busted in pub carpark

A DRUNK driver was found by police standing next to his car, in a pub carpark, with keys in the ignition and the engine still running.

Brutal assault ends a 40 year marriage

premium_icon Brutal assault ends a 40 year marriage

The marriage came to an abrupt end when a man with no criminal history assaulted his wife “because he was sick and tired of 40 years of lies and bulls---”.

COURT: See the list of people appearing in court today

premium_icon COURT: See the list of people appearing in court today

37 people will front Magistrates Court in Rockhampton today

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