Rockhampton Court News

Thu 17 May 2018

Wife gets punched in husband's street brawl

premium_icon Wife gets punched in husband's street brawl

Joseph Alex Mellar has been chastised for getting into a fight while drunk which resulted in his wife being punched.

Crim sacks lawyers, calls Judge 'dog' in court

premium_icon Crim sacks lawyers, calls Judge 'dog' in court

A PRISONER sacked his counsel and called the Rockhampton District Court judge a "dog” yesterday.

Young man's history of anger management issues

premium_icon Young man's history of anger management issues

Defence barrister painted a picture of a childhood that would lead to very few other possibilities.

Wed 16 May 2018

Drunk man gets 13-year-old girl to drive him to mate's place

premium_icon Drunk man gets 13-year-old girl to drive him to mate's place

"You don't do that,” Magistrate Mark Morrow lectured

Tue 15 May 2018

Fourth person arrested for Aurizon $80k robbery

premium_icon Fourth person arrested for Aurizon $80k robbery

Man arrested after police put a call out visa media saying he was a suspect in the copper wire theft.

Mon 14 May 2018

Witness of crime contacted over 1100 times by offender

premium_icon Witness of crime contacted over 1100 times by offender

A ROCKHAMPTON couple have learned a hard lesson about meddling with witnesses of crimes.

Supreme court orders independent overseer for fence feud

premium_icon Supreme court orders independent overseer for fence feud

Supreme court judge felt 'concerns' about fence disputed for past three years were on the verge of being hyperbolic

Sat 12 May 2018

'Stalking' pregnant partner punched, choked on footpath

premium_icon 'Stalking' pregnant partner punched, choked on footpath

HE WAS walking to the football bus to play in Rockhampton when he got sick of his pregnant partner "stalking" him, so he chased after her and assaulted her.

Man 'snaps' after dog bite, 'hurled' victim through the air

premium_icon Man 'snaps' after dog bite, 'hurled' victim through the air

George Siaosi threw a woman to the ground and stomped on her in a violent attack after dog bite

Fri 11 May 2018

He had 30 marijuana seeds stashed in his spare jeans

premium_icon He had 30 marijuana seeds stashed in his spare jeans

KAI Dylan Turner was a passenger in a car intercepted by police and was busted for possessing marijuana which was hidden in his spare pants.

Dump truck driver has lost his license for a month

premium_icon Dump truck driver has lost his license for a month

A 42-YEAR-OLD dump truck driver has lost his license for a month and ordered to pay a $450 fine after he was busted driving with methamphetamines in his system.

CQ mum had child in the car while breaking the law

premium_icon CQ mum had child in the car while breaking the law

SHE was repeatedly busted for the offence, but that didn't stop her

Man loses international drivers license after Rocky bust

premium_icon Man loses international drivers license after Rocky bust

A MAN has lost his international driver's licence after being caught drink driving on Yaamba Rd.

Thu 10 May 2018

Foodworks robber busted red-handed stealing PlayStation

premium_icon Foodworks robber busted red-handed stealing PlayStation

HE WAS the eldest of five who robbed a Foodworks store on Australia Day and now he has been caught red-handed with a PlayStation he stole, while on parole.

Wed 9 May 2018

Lawyer still awaits stab victim's autopsy

premium_icon Lawyer still awaits stab victim's autopsy

THE autopsy results of a man stabbed to death in Emu Park last year have yet to be provided to the accused murderer's defence lawyer.

Historical Neerkol sex offence case key development

premium_icon Historical Neerkol sex offence case key development

A CASE against a Wandal man accused of historical child sex offences has taken a key step forward this week.

No honour among drug trip thieves

premium_icon No honour among drug trip thieves

Backstabbing of drug trip driver lands repeat criminal and serious drug user in jail

Tue 8 May 2018

Child rapist robbed taxi with juveniles

premium_icon Child rapist robbed taxi with juveniles

'He was the muscle': Sex offender was banned from being anywhere near minors when he helped them attack.

Sat 5 May 2018

Drug issue likely to land driver in jail

premium_icon Drug issue likely to land driver in jail

52-year-old gets lecture about his methamphetamine use

Australia Post worker busted with knife at airport

premium_icon Australia Post worker busted with knife at airport

AN AUSTRALIA Post employee forgot about the knife she had in her wallet that she used for work when she walked through airport security.

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