Gladstone Court News

Sun 17 May 2020

14yo punched younger student, stole her shoes

premium_icon 14yo punched younger student, stole her shoes

The victim was wearing a pair of Nike triple reds worth $150.

Sat 16 May 2020

Taxi robber had a ‘bad trip’ on LSD

premium_icon Taxi robber had a ‘bad trip’ on LSD

The offence occurred on the anniversary of the 22-year-old’s son’s death.

Fri 15 May 2020

‘She’s dead’: Stalker called 232 times in one day

premium_icon ‘She’s dead’: Stalker called 232 times in one day

The man was on meth when he threatened to cut a former partner’s throat.

Man threatened to kill victim over dog

premium_icon Man threatened to kill victim over dog

The man had an “appalling” history of domestic violence order breaches.

Thu 14 May 2020

Commercial fisher ‘ignorantly’ entered prohibited GBR zone

premium_icon Commercial fisher ‘ignorantly’ entered prohibited GBR zone

The court heard the Gold Coast fisherman only came to the area once a year.

Wed 13 May 2020

Pandemic no excuse to breach bail

premium_icon Pandemic no excuse to breach bail

Magistrate suggests accused should stay at lawyer’s home to make sure he shows up.

Sex offences against younger siblings a ‘tragedy’

premium_icon Sex offences against younger siblings a ‘tragedy’

A mother told her son she still loved him but was unsure if she could ever forgive him for the ‘incomprehensible’ breach of trust

Tue 12 May 2020

Offender was just trying to train at the gym

premium_icon Offender was just trying to train at the gym

The 30-year-old charged with trespass and wilful damage insisted the people at the gym knew him.

Stalker made 310 calls, sent harassing texts

premium_icon Stalker made 310 calls, sent harassing texts

The man stayed on the victim’s property for three hours late at night.

Mon 11 May 2020

Drug supplier top of Magistrate’s ‘hit list’

premium_icon Drug supplier top of Magistrate’s ‘hit list’

The 20-year-old who was on a good behaviour bond during his offending narrowly missed prison.

49yo ‘fortunate’ he didn’t have more drugs

premium_icon 49yo ‘fortunate’ he didn’t have more drugs

The man had a three page criminal history with similar offences.

Sat 9 May 2020

Man trespassed to help friend get her stuff back

premium_icon Man trespassed to help friend get her stuff back

The man ended up in court when he stole items from the home that belonged to someone else.

Fri 8 May 2020

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Carpenter’s drug drive charge a ‘wakeup call’

premium_icon Carpenter’s drug drive charge a ‘wakeup call’

His lawyer said the 33-year-old had spent time around “the wrong people”.

‘Usually go jail sentences’: Firm warning for drug suppliers

premium_icon ‘Usually go jail sentences’: Firm warning for drug suppliers

“This supply of drugs is getting down to these kids”

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Offender holds crucifix while being sentenced

premium_icon Offender holds crucifix while being sentenced

The women, with a long criminal history, was told it was time to ‘turn over a new leaf’.

Mon 27 Apr 2020

‘What happened?’: 66yo in court again after 15 years

premium_icon ‘What happened?’: 66yo in court again after 15 years

The court heard the former truck driver didn’t know how the stolen items went missing.

Sat 25 Apr 2020

Offender ‘too obese and intoxicated’ to chase victim

premium_icon Offender ‘too obese and intoxicated’ to chase victim

A Gladstone man yelled abuse and threatened the victim with a meat cleaver the court heard.

Wed 22 Apr 2020

Smashed letterbox and windscreen end with $1.3k bill

premium_icon Smashed letterbox and windscreen end with $1.3k bill

The man said he was in the wrong after damaging property belonging to someone he thought owed him money.

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Ex-bricklayer asked if he ‘liked it’ in prison by magistrate

premium_icon Ex-bricklayer asked if he ‘liked it’ in prison by magistrate

The man had taken on a landscaping role while he was on remand.

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