Gladstone Court News

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Man knocked out in drunken pub brawl over last drinks

premium_icon Man knocked out in drunken pub brawl over last drinks

A MAGISTRATE told a Gladstone man he was a completely different person when under the influence of alcohol after hearing details of a drunken pub assault.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Former Gladstone youth worker jailed for sex with child

premium_icon Former Gladstone youth worker jailed for sex with child

By the time she was 14, the relationship with the man 20 years her senior developed into something sinister.

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Twins lead Gladstone police on chase around Goondoon St

premium_icon Twins lead Gladstone police on chase around Goondoon St

DOUBLE trouble could describe the antics of a pair of drunk brothers who led police in a chase around Gladstone's CBD.

Boat ramp bashing: Fisherman's serious attack on elderly man

premium_icon Boat ramp bashing: Fisherman's serious attack on elderly man

AN infuriated father left an elderly man with a broken face after his daughter was almost reversed into at a popular boat ramp.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Gladstone man threatens to take family as hostages

premium_icon Gladstone man threatens to take family as hostages

A GLADSTONE man who threatened to take his family as hostages in a violent rampage has been released from jail.

Why police wanted this Gladstone dad behind bars

premium_icon Why police wanted this Gladstone dad behind bars

The day before the offending was this father-of-four's birthday

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Sex worker busted running illegal business at Gladstone unit

premium_icon Sex worker busted running illegal business at Gladstone unit

A TASKFORCE detective went undercover as a client to bust a woman operating an unlawful prostitution business from a Gladstone CBD unit complex.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

'I'll take you': Qld man cops pepper spray to face

premium_icon 'I'll take you': Qld man cops pepper spray to face

A YOUNG Gladstone man was nearly tasered by police after pepper spray failed to restrain him.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Mum loses blue card for punching woman's face

premium_icon Mum loses blue card for punching woman's face

A GLADSTONE mum has been stood down from her job after punching her ex-partner's girlfriend in the face.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Thug dad and armed ‘cronies’ threaten, rob young teens

premium_icon Thug dad and armed ‘cronies’ threaten, rob young teens

THE ringleader of a gang involved in a violent armed robbery of a group of teens at a Toolooa home won’t spend a day in jail.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Residents found Gladstone man drunk, slumped behind wheel

premium_icon Residents found Gladstone man drunk, slumped behind wheel

DRUNK, asleep and slumped behind the wheel of his car, a Gladstone father was barely able to stand upright when police came to question him.

Fateful choice to pull knife in street fight

premium_icon Fateful choice to pull knife in street fight

Was it self-defence? Hockey stick, baton and knife in wild street fight

Wed 19 Sep 2018

'Why don't you headbutt me?': Man fined for nightclub attack

premium_icon 'Why don't you headbutt me?': Man fined for nightclub attack

The man pleaded guilty to common assault at Gladstone District Court.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Man enters guilty plea to child rape charges

premium_icon Man enters guilty plea to child rape charges

The case was adjourned for a mental health assessment to be obtained.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Brothers jailed after terrifying Gladstone carjacking ordeal

premium_icon Brothers jailed after terrifying Gladstone carjacking ordeal

The victim jumped from a moving car on the Dawson Hwy out of fear for his safety.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Jeep crime spree co-accused gets 9 months' probation

premium_icon Jeep crime spree co-accused gets 9 months' probation

Gregory James Coulson will be eligible for parole on Friday.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Tannum Sands couple pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

premium_icon Tannum Sands couple pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

A woman admitted to forging her mother's signature on a loan application - but it was not a typical fraud case.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

'Four beers and cup of vodka' before Calliope highway crash

'Four beers and cup of vodka' before Calliope highway crash

A 24-year-old man pleaded guilty to drink driving at Gladstone Magistrates Court on Monday.

Magistrate won't accept guilty plea after bizarre allegation

premium_icon Magistrate won't accept guilty plea after bizarre allegation

The man was attempting to plead guilty to obstructing police.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Teen fined $1100 over extreme efforts to recover $700 debt

premium_icon Teen fined $1100 over extreme efforts to recover $700 debt

He pleaded guilty to wilful damage at Gladstone Magistrates Court on Monday.

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