December 2019

Published a story 13th Dec 2019 5:52 PM

A GLADSTONE man drunk a carton of beer and three bottles of wine the night before he decided to drive and has now been disqualified from driving for nine months.

Motorist drank carton of beer, 3 bottles of wine before driving

A GLADSTONE man drunk a carton of beer and three bottles of wine the night before he decided to drive and has now been disqualified from driving for nine months.

Published a story 13th Dec 2019 7:52 AM

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.

IN COURT: 12 people set to appear in Gladstone today

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.

Published a story 12th Dec 2019 5:17 PM

A MAN has been jailed for 6.5 years for stabbing his former house mate nine times in the head, stomach and back at an Auckland St home over a $50 note.

Victim stabbed 9 times at Auckland St home over $50 note

A MAN has been jailed for 6.5 years for stabbing his former house mate nine times in the head, stomach and back at an Auckland St home over a $50 note.

Published a story 11th Dec 2019 5:39 PM

TWO men that “terrorised” the Boyne/Tannum community during a violent road rampage, several house break-ins and thefts won’t be released from jail anytime soon.

Duo in drug-fuelled road rampage jailed

TWO men that “terrorised” the Boyne/Tannum community during a violent road rampage, several house break-ins and thefts won’t be released from jail anytime soon.

Published a story 11th Dec 2019 10:43 AM

Anthony John Robert Featherstone refused bail after police alleged he was travelling into Gladstone with almost 180g of methamphetamines and 64g of cocaine.

Motorist allegedly caught with 64g of cocaine, meth, weapons

Anthony John Robert Featherstone refused bail after police alleged he was travelling into Gladstone with almost 180g of methamphetamines and 64g of cocaine.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 8:21 AM

Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court today, December 10.

IN COURT: 70 people listed to appear in Gladstone today

Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court today, December 10.

Published a story 9th Dec 2019 1:15 PM

A GLADSTONE father told police he just wanted pizza when officers pulled him over in the carpark at the nightowl centre.

‘I just want pizza’: Suspicious dad pulled over at Nightowl

A GLADSTONE father told police he just wanted pizza when officers pulled him over in the carpark at the nightowl centre.

Published a story 9th Dec 2019 8:30 AM

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court today, December 9.

IN COURT: 63 people set to appear in Gladstone today

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court today, December 9.

Published a story 8th Dec 2019 5:36 PM

A MAGISTRATE asked a motorbike crash victim if he “had a death wish” when the 51-year-old rider fronted court on drug drive charges last week.

‘Do you have a death wish?’ Motorbike rider fronts court

A MAGISTRATE asked a motorbike crash victim if he “had a death wish” when the 51-year-old rider fronted court on drug drive charges last week.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 1:05 PM

SEVERAL witnesses to an alleged brutal assault at the Hotter than Hell music festival in Gladstone last year were called to give evidence in court this week.

Several witnesses give versions of Harvey Rd concert ‘coward punch’

SEVERAL witnesses to an alleged brutal assault at the Hotter than Hell music festival in Gladstone last year were called to give evidence in court this week.

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Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.