Rockhampton Court News

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Frightening details revealed of alleged night-long road rage

premium_icon Frightening details revealed of alleged night-long road rage

Allegations include police were driven at multiple times and a little girl's bedroom was targeted.

Rapist back on street despite being caught filming teen

premium_icon Rapist back on street despite being caught filming teen

PETER Scott Griffin served a 13-year rape sentence but repeatedly breached supervision orders. After he filmed a young girl in a dressing room, he's back out.

It isn't stealing if they saw me, says Rocky restaurant boss

premium_icon It isn't stealing if they saw me, says Rocky restaurant boss

A ROCKHAMPTON Indian restaurant owner told police he didn't think it was wrong to take about $150 of groceries from Coles

Hostel manager stole rent money and lost it all on pokies

premium_icon Hostel manager stole rent money and lost it all on pokies

A MANAGER of an indigenous hostel has been convicted for taking nearly $1000 of rent money and blowing it on the pokies.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Accused animal cruelty of race horse charges to be contested

premium_icon Accused animal cruelty of race horse charges to be contested

TWO men charged over animal cruelty to racehorses last month will contest the charges laid against them by the Queensland Racing Crime Squad.

Electrician risks his employees' jobs with drug stash

premium_icon Electrician risks his employees' jobs with drug stash

Business owner had a stash of steroids, testosterone and ecstasy

Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

premium_icon Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

The man had a four-page criminal history and was on parole at the time of the latest breaches.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Man still in custody after destructive rampage through CQ

premium_icon Man still in custody after destructive rampage through CQ

A MAN accused of ramming a Yeppoon family's car in the middle of the night after banging on their door and making demands is still in custody.

Hoon destroys $72k car in 'childish' act on sporting fields

premium_icon Hoon destroys $72k car in 'childish' act on sporting fields

A HOON has not only lost his driver's licence and job as a result of tearing up sports fields, he also destroyed his $72,000 car.

Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

premium_icon Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

The man had a four-page criminal history and was on parole at the time of the latest breaches.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Young victim in coma 'could have died' after horrific attack

premium_icon Young victim in coma 'could have died' after horrific attack

ALLEGED attacker on loose for 15 hours after striking man on head

Car thief caught on camera 'blows up' stolen ute

premium_icon Car thief caught on camera 'blows up' stolen ute

How a girl on a stolen bike led police to the fugitive

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Gas mask attached to water pipe amid bush raver's drug stash

premium_icon Gas mask attached to water pipe amid bush raver's drug stash

AN UNEMPLOYED man acquired a stash of drugs and paraphernalia "for a bush rave” that shocked a magistrate into believing there was more to his story.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Man busted with stolen property shoved down pants

premium_icon Man busted with stolen property shoved down pants

CCTV footage caught the 35-year-old in the act

Caught red-handed with 40kg of hot copper wire

premium_icon Caught red-handed with 40kg of hot copper wire

Police officers were at recyclers in relation to a spate of copper thefts on October 22 when a taxi pulled up with defendant and the copper wire

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Drug diversion for young offender caught with two foils

premium_icon Drug diversion for young offender caught with two foils

Police could smell burnt cannabis coming from inside the residence

Teen charged with child grooming, exploitation across state

premium_icon Teen charged with child grooming, exploitation across state

POLICE raided CQ home and charged man with 8 offences including online grooming of children under 12.

Former JM Kelly employee's licence woes

premium_icon Former JM Kelly employee's licence woes

He told the court he had been applying for a work licence when JM Kelly folded and had a new job lined up, but it fell through.

Former footy player's drunk and disorderly end of night

premium_icon Former footy player's drunk and disorderly end of night

An ex-rugby league star had an aggressive end to a boozy night out after drinking at a Rockhampton nightclub.

Unlicensed driver's drunk crash on way to visit family

premium_icon Unlicensed driver's drunk crash on way to visit family

Police came across the damaged car at Midgee. It had crashed in Kawana

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