Rockhampton Court News

Sat 4 Jul 2020

First Queenslander to be sentenced for coughing on police

premium_icon First Queenslander to be sentenced for coughing on police

THE Rockhampton Magistrates Court set a precedent this week with the first sentence handed down for purposely coughing on a police officer.

Man busted speeding to help family member with disturbance

premium_icon Man busted speeding to help family member with disturbance

The 26-year-old was driving his friend’s vehicle, which was not fitted with an approved interlock.

Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

premium_icon Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

The 21-year-old Rockhampton woman followed the victim to her car, where she punched her and grabbed her by the hair.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

$650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

premium_icon $650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

“Don’t even park in the driveway. I’ll send them down. I don’t want to see you”

COURT: 53 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

premium_icon COURT: 53 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

See the full list of people appearing in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Driver, with ice in system, in drug counselling when caught

premium_icon Driver, with ice in system, in drug counselling when caught

The station hand was intercepted driving in Rockhampton with drugs in his system.

Man wriggled out of police grasp before being wrestled

premium_icon Man wriggled out of police grasp before being wrestled

He got away from a police officer and ran upstairs towards an alleged victim.

Alleged stalker: ‘I found you scum, I’m coming knocking’

premium_icon Alleged stalker: ‘I found you scum, I’m coming knocking’

Court hears man allegedly threatened: ‘I’m going to make the rest of your life f---ing miserable. You should be watching your back.’

COURT: 28 people facing Yeppoon Magistrates Court today

premium_icon COURT: 28 people facing Yeppoon Magistrates Court today

See the full list of people appearing in Yeppoon Magistrates Court today.

COURT: 48 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

premium_icon COURT: 48 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

See the full list of people appearing in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Patient and staff flashed by drug affected man at hospital

premium_icon Patient and staff flashed by drug affected man at hospital

Magistrate: ‘This is what drugs can do. They can turn you into someone that you are not.’

Forgetful truck driver fined over work diary for fourth time

premium_icon Forgetful truck driver fined over work diary for fourth time

‘He seems to have an excuse for everything.’

COURT: 105 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

premium_icon COURT: 105 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

See the full list of people appearing in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

DV breach: Man told mum he had a woman locked in his bedroom

premium_icon DV breach: Man told mum he had a woman locked in his bedroom

In the lead up to his offending, the man drank two bottles of vodka and listened to hard core music which he claims ‘confused his mind’

Mum fears drugs and alcohol will ruin son’s bright future

premium_icon Mum fears drugs and alcohol will ruin son’s bright future

‘My little boy has a very bright future and I’m wrecking it and I don’t want to do that’

Gap year visitors busted smoking weed on riverbank

premium_icon Gap year visitors busted smoking weed on riverbank

Police alerted to group of bong smokers by live CCTV footage.

COURT: 61 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

premium_icon COURT: 61 people facing Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

See the full list of people appearing in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

DV offender ’exerted influence’ on partner during argument

premium_icon DV offender ’exerted influence’ on partner during argument

A MAN who smashed items in front of his partner was also busted with a knife on his possession while at a Rockhampton pub.

Mon 29 Jun 2020

King hit victim ko’d after falling onto the street

premium_icon King hit victim ko’d after falling onto the street

His first offence was an assault on Australia Day before going on a Rockhampton crime spree.

Jail over terrorising taxi driver during armed robbery

premium_icon Jail over terrorising taxi driver during armed robbery

High on drugs and alcohol, a trio of young males went on a two hour crime spree across the city, injuring two people and causing thousands in damages.

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