Ipswich Court News

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Grocery thief 'not proud' of Aldi raid

premium_icon Grocery thief 'not proud' of Aldi raid

AN IPSWICH woman was strapped for cash when she loaded groceries worth about $150 into her trolley then wheeled the lot out the door without paying.

Husband's horror legacy blamed in $300k fraud appeal

premium_icon Husband's horror legacy blamed in $300k fraud appeal

Dead husband blamed for battered wife's health insurance fraud drama

Magistrate has no truck with mystery towie story

premium_icon Magistrate has no truck with mystery towie story

A MYSTERY tow truck driver was blamed for the loss of a friend's car, but the defendant's version of events didn't wash with an Ipswich magistrate.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Quick spin to dry off new wheels lands learner in court

premium_icon Quick spin to dry off new wheels lands learner in court

EXCITED about her new car a young woman decided to give it a wash.

Groggy girl drives on minus front tyre, grinding wheel rim

premium_icon Groggy girl drives on minus front tyre, grinding wheel rim

EVEN a missing tyre couldn't stop Elizabeth Nuss as she weaved down the Centenary Highway in her mum's car at midnight.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Fragrant thief detects funnier side to charge

premium_icon Fragrant thief detects funnier side to charge

A MAN who helped himself to more than $300 worth of men's fragrances did not enjoy the sweet smell of success at the end of the day.

Father faces deportation for domestic violence

premium_icon Father faces deportation for domestic violence

AN INTERNATIONAL student who moved in with his Australian girlfriend will be deported for continual breaches of domestic violence orders.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Ice-fuelled teen's Ipswich to Gold Coast crime wave

premium_icon Ice-fuelled teen's Ipswich to Gold Coast crime wave

THE Ipswich Children's Court has heard how a teen ice user was involved in a crime binge from Ipswich to the Gold Coast.

Police shooting victim's criminal history in detail

premium_icon Police shooting victim's criminal history in detail

AN ARMED man who police shot dead in a violent stand-off at Ipswich train station on Sunday had been out of prison for less than six months.

'Squeeze' of the throat, testicles ends 10 year relationship

premium_icon 'Squeeze' of the throat, testicles ends 10 year relationship

A SILKSTONE man who grabbed his long-term lover around the neck and squeezed her throat had not shown violence toward her before.

German beer barn's sign goes walkabout

premium_icon German beer barn's sign goes walkabout

HEISENBERG Haus is a popular Ipswich bar and restaurant attracting diners with its German beers and food.

Tell-tale barbecue stain the key in stolen furniture return

premium_icon Tell-tale barbecue stain the key in stolen furniture return

A WOMAN whose cane chairs went missing from her veranda spotted them a few weeks later out the front of a house not far away.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Drug supplier was 'held hostage' by former partner in siege

premium_icon Drug supplier was 'held hostage' by former partner in siege

A WOMAN caught up in an Ipswich siege drama has been sentenced for drug supply offences involving ice and marijuana.

Teen guilty of 'unplanned, unprovoked assault on stranger'

premium_icon Teen guilty of 'unplanned, unprovoked assault on stranger'

Buddies Dakota Chugg and James Lehmann were on a night out drinking but it quickly switched to violence

Woman's 'bizarre' excuse for fraud crimes

premium_icon Woman's 'bizarre' excuse for fraud crimes

'She offers no excuse for her actions but thought she'd gain insight into what people did to her.'

QT's name and shame: This week's drink and drug drivers

premium_icon QT's name and shame: This week's drink and drug drivers

Every Monday the QT publishes the names of drink and drug drivers who have appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court over the past week.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Chips, lollies and swords in poor thief's stealing spree

premium_icon Chips, lollies and swords in poor thief's stealing spree

A CASH-strapped thief ransacked a home and used the owner's pillowcase to carry off the loot, which included swords.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

'Right up my clacka': Drug driver goes off the rail

premium_icon 'Right up my clacka': Drug driver goes off the rail

IT WAS not Santa Claus but the boys in blue who startled a snoozy driver on Christmas Day.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Unhappy drunk kicks one cop in the ribs, another in the shin

premium_icon Unhappy drunk kicks one cop in the ribs, another in the shin

UPSET at his eviction from a hotel, Gareth Evans lashed out at two police officers, kicking one in the ribs and another in the shin.

Car thieves toss spare wheel, brick at chasing police

premium_icon Car thieves toss spare wheel, brick at chasing police

ARSONISTS Trinity Atkinson and Tyson Murphy-McKey will spend Christmas in jail after being convicted of setting fire to a stolen car.

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