Ipswich Court News

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Road rager attacked grandfather with kids in vehicle

premium_icon Road rager attacked grandfather with kids in vehicle

CANDICE Norman was angry when she threw her drink over another person's vehicle, then jumped out to verbally abuse a grandfather whose driving got up her nose.

Driver to challenge 'callous disregard' in hit and run case

premium_icon Driver to challenge 'callous disregard' in hit and run case

Driver Jarrod Lawlor is accused of crashing into a motorcyclist and leaving the accident scene without helping the badly injured rider.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

'Arrest me, arrest me', man tells police after lover's tiff

premium_icon 'Arrest me, arrest me', man tells police after lover's tiff

Officers dealt with his non-compliant behaviour by tasering him twice.

No bus, no partner and rain conspire in school drive fail

premium_icon No bus, no partner and rain conspire in school drive fail

A decision to drive to school to collect her child did not have a happy ending for an Ipswich mother.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

NT man's road trip 'a crime spree from Gladstone to Ipswich'

premium_icon NT man's road trip 'a crime spree from Gladstone to Ipswich'

HE did not pass through somewhere without taking something.

Sister left with stitches, fracture in sibling spat

premium_icon Sister left with stitches, fracture in sibling spat

FIRST he blew smoke then he punched his sister, the whack causing an injury that required stitches.

Mum hides goods in kid's pram

premium_icon Mum hides goods in kid's pram

CLAD in an Everlast hoodie with the attached price tag clearly visible, she was out shopping to save.

Boozy Good Samaritan four times over the legal limit

premium_icon Boozy Good Samaritan four times over the legal limit

A PILE-UP involving three cars caused driver Simon Osborne to pull over to the side of the road.

Dad set free but warned to stay away from drugs

premium_icon Dad set free but warned to stay away from drugs

FATHER of three Shane Watts breached a suspended jail term when he tested positive to methylamphetamine.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

How this runaway thief was almost hit by a train

premium_icon How this runaway thief was almost hit by a train

He grabbed a mobile phone off a passenger when he stepped off a train and bolted.

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.

Driver caught breaking the law nine times in one month

premium_icon Driver caught breaking the law nine times in one month

53-year-old man racked up a series of offences behind the wheel within two weeks

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Ipswich man caught pawning his parents’ jewellery, tools

premium_icon Ipswich man caught pawning his parents’ jewellery, tools

Short of cash, a mechanic took his mum and dad’s gear to a pawnbroker to get a $500 loan, then never went back to claim the items

Sat 7 Jul 2018

He has looked into the face of evil

premium_icon He has looked into the face of evil

Often they are handsome and charming - the very traits that aid in perpetrating unspeakable acts on their chosen victims.

Driver oblivious to smoke, sparks from blown tyre

premium_icon Driver oblivious to smoke, sparks from blown tyre

DESPITE smoke and sparks, the driver of a green Suzuki Swift hatch seemed unaware a front tyre had ruptured after she struck a traffic island.

It all points to suspension

premium_icon It all points to suspension

DRIVER Kate Cruse wanted to blame Qld Transport for not letting her know that she had already lost her driving licence when intercepted by police.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Man accused of rampage, driving on wrong side of hwy: Video

Man accused of rampage, driving on wrong side of hwy: Video

VIDEO: Pol Air caught the incident on video.

Dad owns up to wallet drug find

premium_icon Dad owns up to wallet drug find

IT WAS his wallet but the drug police found inside was a mystery, or so Luke Crommelin wanted police to believe.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Drug addicted Tivoli man destroys stolen car in crash

premium_icon Drug addicted Tivoli man destroys stolen car in crash

Two of the stolen cars were crashed while the Tivoli man was driving, including one taken from a Moorooka car yard that was due to be delivered to a new owner.

Two charged over Laidley servo robbery with iron bars

Two charged over Laidley servo robbery with iron bars

A 20-year-old man will face Ipswich court this morning charged with armed robbery.

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