Rockhampton Court News

Tue 2 Mar 2021

FIFO worker lost job during COVID-19 and turned to steroids

Premium Content FIFO worker lost job during COVID-19 and turned to steroids

He turned to working out at the gym as a coping mechanism after his wife left with the kids the day after he lost his job.

Driver cut from vehicle after hitting large gum tree

Premium Content Driver cut from vehicle after hitting large gum tree

The crash happened on Coorooman Creek Road and the driver was heavily intoxicated.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

Oz Day ‘joyride’ costs disqualified driver

Premium Content Oz Day ‘joyride’ costs disqualified driver

Tyler Worley fronted a Yeppoon court for the second time in a matter of weeks.

BUSTED: Yeppoon drink-drivers front court

Premium Content BUSTED: Yeppoon drink-drivers front court

Here is the latest list of people who were caught out.

Woman sent home from work due to assault bruising

Premium Content Woman sent home from work due to assault bruising

The woman checked into a Yeppoon motel to get away from her defacto spouse.

DV offender screamed at victim and tried to hit her

Premium Content DV offender screamed at victim and tried to hit her

A man who was to have no contact with a domestic violence victim was seen yelling at her outside a CQ plaza.

Painter breaches bail after death in family

Premium Content Painter breaches bail after death in family

A painter on bail failed to report to police once, which cost him $100.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

Man allegedly breached bail 23 times

Premium Content Man allegedly breached bail 23 times

The man claimed he had been working away and could not report.

Man ‘almost boasted’ to police about sex with underage girl

Premium Content Man ‘almost boasted’ to police about sex with underage girl

The man was sentenced in a Rockhampton court last week.

Sat 27 Feb 2021

Dad busted with drug utensils with crystal residue

Premium Content Dad busted with drug utensils with crystal residue

A former panel beater caring full-time for two of his children was busted with drug utensils with methamphetamine residue.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Man busted with drugs blames mining roster

Premium Content Man busted with drugs blames mining roster

A miner busted with drugs blamed the “seven-on, seven-off” roster putting stress on his family.

REVEALED: Name of accused driver involved in Midgee fatal

Premium Content REVEALED: Name of accused driver involved in Midgee fatal

A man charged in relation to a fatal crash at Midgee last year which killed Emily Barnett, 21, and caused her friend critical injuries has had his matter mentioned in...

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Police raid nets 15 cannabis plants at Emu Park house

Premium Content Police raid nets 15 cannabis plants at Emu Park house

The plants were all about 12cm tall and the owner was fully co-operative with police.

Man caught drink-driving powerboat from GKI

Premium Content Man caught drink-driving powerboat from GKI

David John Retford was intercepted by Yeppoon Water Police after they received a tip-off.

Man threatened to drive car into power pole in DV incident

Premium Content Man threatened to drive car into power pole in DV incident

A magistrate has described a highway domestic violence incident as frightening and dangerous.

Driver accumulates 13 demerit points in three years

Premium Content Driver accumulates 13 demerit points in three years

A man who lost 13 points on his driver’s licence since mid-2018, drove to Biloela unlicensed to help a friend buy a car.

Woman was going to drive off with child not in safety seat

Premium Content Woman was going to drive off with child not in safety seat

A woman upset her former partner had not returned their child at the agreed time, breached a domestic violence order.

Scorned woman drives 100km, kicks over man’s pot plants

Scorned woman drives 100km, kicks over man’s pot plants

A woman frustrated over mixed messages from her former partner she kicked over and damaged his pot plants, after she had driven 100kms to his place.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Nervous driver was visibly shaking when pulled over

Premium Content Nervous driver was visibly shaking when pulled over

Weaving in and out of traffic drew attention of police to a motorist who was visibly shaking and sweating when pulled over.

Valentine DV offender isn’t getting the message

Premium Content Valentine DV offender isn’t getting the message

First he got his mum to deliver roses on Valentine’s Day to his former partner, then he swam to her and showed up at her church in breach of court orders.

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