Gladstone Court News

Sat 5 May 2018

Man proclaims love for magistrate after parole decision

Man proclaims love for magistrate after parole decision

The proclamation of love was not returned.

Three-month sentence for trashing rental property

Three-month sentence for trashing rental property

The man's lawyer told the court his client had been drinking and had no memory of the incident.

More GPC workers guilty of rorting health scheme

More GPC workers guilty of rorting health scheme

Four men pleaded guilty in writing on Tuesday to placing a false entry in record.

Wed 2 May 2018

No excuses for banned weapons accepted in Gladstone court

No excuses for banned weapons accepted in Gladstone court

Cases involving a home-made mace and a knuckleduster were heard on Monday morning.

Tue 1 May 2018

Grandfather accused of indecent treatment cleared by jury

Grandfather accused of indecent treatment cleared by jury

The Gladstone man had been accused of exposing himself to his own granddaughter.

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Woman with airway obstruction fails to provide breath sample

Woman with airway obstruction fails to provide breath sample

She pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis - but later tests revealed an obstruction in her airways.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

COURT: Indecent treatment case hinges on child's testimony

COURT: Indecent treatment case hinges on child's testimony

A jury was deliberating late yesterday afternoon in the trial of a Gladstone man accused of exposing himself to his own granddaughter.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Jealous woman attempted to gouge out man's eye

Jealous woman attempted to gouge out man's eye

A woman jealous of a man flirting with other women at a house party set his hair on fire and then "tried to remove his eye", a court was told.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Threat to 'shoot and stab' neighbour earns prison sentence

Threat to 'shoot and stab' neighbour earns prison sentence

Neville Joseph Johnson pleaded guilty to public nuisance and stealing at Gladstone Magistrates Court.

Man convicted of drug driving after car rolls at Callemondah

Man convicted of drug driving after car rolls at Callemondah

Andrew Robert Maloney told officers he could not remember how the car came to be upside down.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Cannabis grower jailed after cops find 1676 plants on Ambrose farm

Cannabis grower jailed after cops find 1676 plants on Ambrose...

Until this week, 66-year-old Adrian Cornelis Flikweert had no criminal history whatsoever.

CAUGHT EARLY: LSD charge a 'wake-up call' for Gladstone teen

CAUGHT EARLY: LSD charge a 'wake-up call' for Gladstone teen

A 'stupid endeavour' to share in the purchase of LSD for a mate's birthday almost landed the 19-year-old with a criminal record.

'Mad blue Supermans': Phone tap leads to MDMA conviction

'Mad blue Supermans': Phone tap leads to MDMA conviction

A police wiretap recorded a woman telling the target of an investigation there were "some mad blue Supermans at the moment”.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Gladstone man cops $1000 fine after losing control of ute

Gladstone man cops $1000 fine after losing control of ute

Desmond Fresser pleaded guilty to dangerous operation of a vehicle on Friday.

Gladstone man to 'vigorously' contest gun theft charge

Gladstone man to 'vigorously' contest gun theft charge

He will remain in Capricornia Correctional Centre after being refused bail.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Baffle Creek man may still avoid jail after 14th DUI

Baffle Creek man may still avoid jail after 14th DUI

Magistrate adjourns case after learning he was also on parole at the time, and to organise a mental health assessment.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

'UNFORGIVABLE': Family hold door shut to escape dad's rage

'UNFORGIVABLE': Family hold door shut to escape dad's rage

The 43-year-old man hit his partner of ten years and terrified their family so much they held a door closed on him until police arrived.

Wed 4 Apr 2018

Police bust man growing 26 marijuana plants in backyard

Police bust man growing 26 marijuana plants in backyard

Damian Phillip Thompson pleaded guilty to five offences including the production, supply and possession of illegal drugs in Gladstone Magistrates Court.

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Drink drivers named and shamed

Drink drivers named and shamed

Two people pleaded guilty to drink driving in Gladstone Magistrates Court this week.

Sat 31 Mar 2018

Mixed emotions as coroner sends dead mum's case back to DPP

Mixed emotions as coroner sends dead mum's case back to DPP

FIVE years, two months and 10 days after Tracy Ann Beale was violently killed in Gladstone, her family are still fighting for justice.

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