Gladstone Court News

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Weekend in watch-house was drink driver's nightmare

premium_icon Weekend in watch-house was drink driver's nightmare

A GLADSTONE man has told a court he would rather "lose his licence forever" then spend another night in the Gladstone watch-house.

Committal date set for Calliope double homicide accused

premium_icon Committal date set for Calliope double homicide accused

Man accused of Calliope Caravan Park double murder to stay locked up.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Man caught red-handed with drug-making ingredient

premium_icon Man caught red-handed with drug-making ingredient

A GLADSTONE man was literally caught red-handed when police noticed his skin stained the colour of a substance suspected to be used in the production of meth.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Man's disturbing threats to children over Facebook

premium_icon Man's disturbing threats to children over Facebook

A GLADSTONE man charged with abducting a child and threatening to kill and rape another has been released into the community.

Victim girl, 14 not 'completely naive' judge says

premium_icon Victim girl, 14 not 'completely naive' judge says

A JUDGE has questioned the naivety of a 14-year-old girl who performed a sex act on a man in exchange for him to buy her alcohol.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Man likely to be deported after violent crime spree

premium_icon Man likely to be deported after violent crime spree

A GLADSTONE man is likely to be deported back to New Zealand after his involvement in the attack and attempted burglary, a court was told.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

REVEALED: Trawler crew's error caused reef shipwreck

premium_icon REVEALED: Trawler crew's error caused reef shipwreck

Master, deckhand fined as court hears new details behind Lady Musgrave Island trawler shipwreck

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Gladstone motorist loses licence for 4 years

premium_icon Gladstone motorist loses licence for 4 years

Eight motorists fronted court over the past two weeks and one of them was disqualified from driving for over four years.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Farmhand jailed for violent road rage attacks

premium_icon Farmhand jailed for violent road rage attacks

A FORMER QAL worker turned farmhand has been jailed for a violent road rage episode involving three victims.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Man says guns, ammo hidden in safe were nana's

premium_icon Man says guns, ammo hidden in safe were nana's

A GLADSTONE man found with a safe full of guns and ammo has told a court the weapons belonged to his nana.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Man did whiskey shots before Bruce Hwy car crash

premium_icon Man did whiskey shots before Bruce Hwy car crash

A GLADSTONE man drank whiskey and vodka before he got behind the wheel and caused a car crash, a court has heard.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Cannabis helped late-partner's epilepsy symptoms

premium_icon Cannabis helped late-partner's epilepsy symptoms

CANNABIS and utensils found on a Gladstone man were used to ease his late-partner's epilepsy symptoms, a court has heard.

'I can't do it again': Sex abuse victim lashes out

premium_icon 'I can't do it again': Sex abuse victim lashes out

A GLADSTONE man distressed at having to give evidence into the New South Wales royal commission into child sexual abuse has violently lashed out at his partner.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Rape-accused business owner released into community

premium_icon Rape-accused business owner released into community

A GLADSTONE dad and business owner facing rape allegations has appeared in court for contacting his daughter, despite a strict prohibition.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Three people arrested after car crash, burglary rampage

premium_icon Three people arrested after car crash, burglary rampage

It is alleged the driver lost control and travelled down an embankment and into a fence of a home at Boyne Island.

Thief needed his daily dose of vitamins

premium_icon Thief needed his daily dose of vitamins

A GLADSTONE man's "stupid act" in a bid for better health has landed him before a court.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Mum's Aus Day pub brawl ends with hefty compo payout

premium_icon Mum's Aus Day pub brawl ends with hefty compo payout

A MOTHER has been ordered to pay $750 compensation to a woman she attacked at a pub on Australia Day.

Facebook fraudster gets jail sentence in court

premium_icon Facebook fraudster gets jail sentence in court

A GLADSTONE man behind a Facebook scam has been sentenced to jail.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Police become violent mum's victims in KFC triple zero call

premium_icon Police become violent mum's victims in KFC triple zero call

WHEN police rushed to the scene of a triple zero call following reports of a woman in distress, those officers would unknowingly become her victims.

Asbestosis victim loses licence for over 4 years

premium_icon Asbestosis victim loses licence for over 4 years

A 70-year-old man suffering potential asbestosis has been spared from jail despite being caught drinking driving twice on a disqualified licence.

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