Ipswich Court News

Fri 18 May 2018

Stepdad's last warning after threatening to kill boy

premium_icon Stepdad's last warning after threatening to kill boy

The magistrate described the offending as 'a very disturbing set of facts'

Hungry greyhounds drove trainer to drug dealer

premium_icon Hungry greyhounds drove trainer to drug dealer

A GREYHOUND trainer supplied prescription painkillers to a known drug dealer because she needed money to feed her greyhounds.

Drink to blame for slapping, spitting pub patron

premium_icon Drink to blame for slapping, spitting pub patron

AN ANGRY man who slapped a police officer in a midnight outburst was arrested and put in the back of a security police pod.

Free ride costs free-loaders

premium_icon Free ride costs free-loaders

Fare evaders grabbed as they leave railway stations.

Wed 16 May 2018

Jailed, but spared $39,000 bill

premium_icon Jailed, but spared $39,000 bill

A THIEF who targeted a car dealership has been jailed for 18 months and disqualified from driving for 2 ½ years.

Tue 15 May 2018

Police raids net drugs, cash and stolen property

premium_icon Police raids net drugs, cash and stolen property

FOUR people have been charged with 19 drug and stolen property offences following raids on properties over the weekend.

Justice for victim four decades after sexual assault

premium_icon Justice for victim four decades after sexual assault

A FORMER Australian sports representative has been jailed after admitting he sexually assaulted his wife's little sister for almost a decade.

Bag thief strikes at hotel

premium_icon Bag thief strikes at hotel

A female in a black hoodie was seen to remove it.

Mon 14 May 2018

'It's a set-up': Elderly driver hits out at cops

premium_icon 'It's a set-up': Elderly driver hits out at cops

Man claims he asked for help, copped a ticket instead.

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.

Spot of bother with council workers lands man in court

premium_icon Spot of bother with council workers lands man in court

'I asked the person to move three times. I called them f-ing trash'

Why a grandfather had tobacco plants when he didn't smoke

premium_icon Why a grandfather had tobacco plants when he didn't smoke

Gardener grew tobacco plants for obscure reason

Sat 12 May 2018

New dad's big night ends in a cell

premium_icon New dad's big night ends in a cell

He threw a water bottle at police and urinated against a jail wall.

Fri 11 May 2018

Woman faces court accused of burning down family home

premium_icon Woman faces court accused of burning down family home

The house was gutted, its roof collapsing.

'Diarrhoea driver': Mad dash for fast food was man's undoing

premium_icon 'Diarrhoea driver': Mad dash for fast food was man's undoing

A ROOSTER run brought disqualified driver Glenn Bedford undone, when he was busted on his way to a fast-food outlet.

Woman charged with arson after home destroyed in fire

premium_icon Woman charged with arson after home destroyed in fire

POLICE have charged a woman with arson after a house was destroyed in a fire.

Knife on a train is a big no-no

premium_icon Knife on a train is a big no-no

"People don't seem to understand the dangers of carrying knives in public."

Thu 10 May 2018

Woman beats jail rap for gun heist

premium_icon Woman beats jail rap for gun heist

This decision helped save the 20-year-old from prison.

'Silly' teen jailed after stolen Getz chase

premium_icon 'Silly' teen jailed after stolen Getz chase

He kept on driving even after a tyre was spiked.

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