POLICE AND COURT

Tue 26 Jan 2021

Prankster's lawyers shocked by new charge

Premium Content Prankster's lawyers shocked by new charge

Social media prankster Willem Powerfish, who is already facing penalties for allegedly sinking a car and boat in a river, is in hot water again.

Man says ‘family drama’ triggered return to drugs

Premium Content Man says ‘family drama’ triggered return to drugs

A man caught walking a Gympie street at night with a used meth needle says a fatal car crash in his family had sent him back to drugs.

‘Talk English you b****’: Woman’s foul-mouthed racial rant

Premium Content ‘Talk English you b****’: Woman’s foul-mouthed racial rant

Amy Chantelle Heath’s outburst in a bustling Brisbane mall landed her in a Gladstone court.

AFP alleges man ‘money mule’ for internl crime syndicate

Premium Content AFP alleges man ‘money mule’ for internl crime syndicate

The 22 year old allegedly acted as a “money mule” for a crime syndicate and laundered money through his account, turned it into Bitcoin and sent it offshore.

Duo faces nearly 60 charges over alleged crime spree

Premium Content Duo faces nearly 60 charges over alleged crime spree

A Far North man and woman have a string of charges following a series of police investigations into property crime.

Our school zone terrors revealed

Premium Content Our school zone terrors revealed

Almost 17,200 motorists, including truckies and bus drivers, were caught speeding in Queensland school zones last year. These are the worst offenders.

Time’s up for serial offenders as DV thugs beat system

Premium Content Time’s up for serial offenders as DV thugs beat system

Domestic violence offenders are abusing multiple partners undetected as authorities fail to share information about historic abuse, a damning report reveals.

‘Sexy’ cop sacked after armed robbery act

‘Sexy’ cop sacked after armed robbery act

A police officer who once turned heads over a nude magazine cover has been fired after she shared a string of bizarre images on TikTok.

Teen murders family including pregnant woman

Teen murders family including pregnant woman

A family of six has been gunned down in a brutal massacre, with an unborn baby among the dead. Police have arrested a teenage boy.

Goldfields car park accused says he ‘didn’t bash no-one’

Premium Content Goldfields car park accused says he ‘didn’t bash no-one’

The case was a testing one for magistrate Chris Callaghan, who had barely finished telling the accused man’s girlfriend to stop yelling, when he caught the defendant...

Car park chaos as woman ‘attacked with windscreen wipers’

Premium Content Car park chaos as woman ‘attacked with windscreen wipers’

A woman’s been arrested after chaotic scenes at a suburban shopping centre car park, accused allegedly attacking another woman with her windscreen wipers.

Former sex ed teacher jailed for preying on underage girl

Premium Content Former sex ed teacher jailed for preying on underage girl

Retired teacher nabbed by undercover detectives blamed “loneliness" for preying on a child.

Southside drug trafficker busted with stash

Premium Content Southside drug trafficker busted with stash

The convicted drug trafficker has been fined after being caught with three more illegal substances

Mon 25 Jan 2021

Audi’s carpark carnage: Cop almost hit, cars smashed

Premium Content Audi’s carpark carnage: Cop almost hit, cars smashed

Dramatic dashcam vision has captured an erratic driver allegedly evading police south of the Sunshine Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO.

Bum slap costs married barrister $18k

Bum slap costs married barrister $18k

Some described the punishment metered out as a “light slap on the wrist” after the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal ruled the incident violated the woman’s dignity.

Outsiders taking us for a ride as fines hit $1.3b

Premium Content Outsiders taking us for a ride as fines hit $1.3b

New data has revealed the whopping amount fine-dodging international and interstate residents owe to Queenslanders.

Police, motorists shot at during wild BMW pursuit

Premium Content Police, motorists shot at during wild BMW pursuit

A man has been arrested after he allegedly fired shots at two cars – including a police vehicle – during a wild pursuit north of Brisbane.

Factory floor manager caught drink-driving for sixth time

Premium Content Factory floor manager caught drink-driving for sixth time

Gavin John West’s traffic history was described as “awful” by a magistrate.

Why a young Mackay worker faced court over her boss’s nudes

Premium Content Why a young Mackay worker faced court over her boss’s nudes

Legal experts have questioned why she was charged at all.

Queensland’s most dangerous crime hours revealed

Premium Content Queensland’s most dangerous crime hours revealed

Many imagine crime takes place in the dead of night, but new data reveals a terrifying truth about when we’re most vulnerable.

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