January 2021

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 3:55 PM

An accused Gumtree fraudster charged with swindling more than $8000 off customers has been refused bail.

Accused Gumtree fraudster ‘embarrassed’ by 27 charges

An accused Gumtree fraudster charged with swindling more than $8000 off customers has been refused bail.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 1:03 PM

A 50-year-old woman allegedly posed as a landlord to prey on desperate tenants who handed over $10,000 for a rental.

Housing heartache: Woman charged with $10k rent rorts

A 50-year-old woman allegedly posed as a landlord to prey on desperate tenants who handed over $10,000 for a rental.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 5:42 PM

A 50-year-old man has been refused bail after three people were charged with a series of break ins at Sunshine Coast car washes.

No clean break for accused car wash thief

A 50-year-old man has been refused bail after three people were charged with a series of break ins at Sunshine Coast car washes.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 3:35 PM

A young woman says she relives a nightmare when after she was cornered by a man who has been sentenced for the sexual attack.

Offender too drunk to recall ‘horrific’ sex attack in toilet

A young woman says she relives a nightmare when after she was cornered by a man who has been sentenced for the sexual attack.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 5:24 PM

A construction boss who stole plastic-wrapped posts from a steel fabricator in the middle of the night says he thought they were scrap metal.

Construction boss steals $4k of posts from industrial area

A construction boss who stole plastic-wrapped posts from a steel fabricator in the middle of the night says he thought they were scrap metal.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 4:13 PM

The neighbour of a childcare centre says singing provoked him to traumatise staff and children with an airhorn.

Children ‘traumatised’ in neighbour’s war on daycare

The neighbour of a childcare centre says singing provoked him to traumatise staff and children with an airhorn.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 1:28 PM

A 53-year-old woman has faced court charged with operating an illegal brothel from a Sunshine Coast motel.

Alleged motel brothel boss to negotiate nitty gritty

A 53-year-old woman has faced court charged with operating an illegal brothel from a Sunshine Coast motel.

Published a story 12th Jan 2021 6:45 PM

A man who swindled $65,000 from a stranger’s financial planner says he was being duped by a dating site scam.

$65k ’love scam’ lands truckie with jail sentence

A man who swindled $65,000 from a stranger’s financial planner says he was being duped by a dating site scam.

Published a story 12th Jan 2021 5:51 PM

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly robbing another teenager at a Sunshine Coast park.

Call for witnesses after boy charged with violent robbery

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly robbing another teenager at a Sunshine Coast park.

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