Ipswich Court News

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Birthday girl caught out twice in a week

premium_icon Birthday girl caught out twice in a week

IT was the day after celebrating her birthday when driver Stephanie Murray tested positive to driving with drugs in her system.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

'Vigilante' dad beats daughter's friend with bat

premium_icon 'Vigilante' dad beats daughter's friend with bat

WIELDING a baseball bat, an angry dad made a young man sit on a chair before beating him.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Scooter ride turns sour for drunk tradie

premium_icon Scooter ride turns sour for drunk tradie

A FUN motorised scooter ride on the Gold Coast soured for a young Ipswich tradie when he got busted for drink driving. And for driving when unlicensed.

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Brother blamed twin for his drink driving

premium_icon Brother blamed twin for his drink driving

A man mourning the passing of his dad was caught drink driving before dawn.

Crash driver on track to jail

premium_icon Crash driver on track to jail

DISQUALIFIED driver Shaun Withers was too busy looking over his shoulder at a police car when he ran off the road and crashed through a fence.

Mon 24 Dec 2018

Off-duty cop catches thief with trolley-load of groceries

premium_icon Off-duty cop catches thief with trolley-load of groceries

A THIEF who wheeled a trolley loaded with $1200 of groceries impressed an Ipswich Magistrate with the amount of valuable goods he squeezed in.

Diners scatter, flee in food court brawl

premium_icon Diners scatter, flee in food court brawl

PANICKED children, parents and diners scattered in fear when a brawl erupted at an Ipswich food hall.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

'Friend' gave stolen Triumph bike to rider

premium_icon 'Friend' gave stolen Triumph bike to rider

BUSTED astride a stolen Triumph motorcycle, the rider told police he "got it off a friend”.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

No bail for torture accused

premium_icon No bail for torture accused

AN IPSWICH man accused of kidnap and torture offences remains in jail following his arrest on Wednesday.

Persistent predator cause of girl's 'greatest distress'

premium_icon Persistent predator cause of girl's 'greatest distress'

Child molester who jurors found guilty still tells judge rape details 'not correct'.

Magistrate rejects guilty plea, tells accused to get lawyer

premium_icon Magistrate rejects guilty plea, tells accused to get lawyer

CHRIS Ingram has lived at his Clumber property for a decade but says he didn't notice when a new hot water system was installed.

Ex-lover wreaked revenge on wrong car

premium_icon Ex-lover wreaked revenge on wrong car

A MEAN-SPIRITED act on his former lover's car backfired when Richard Hill targeted the wrong vehicle.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Teen driver's 'hide and seek' from police

premium_icon Teen driver's 'hide and seek' from police

A TEEN driver seen by police driving when she was court disqualified, panicked and kept driving.

Meth-using tradie driving without licence

premium_icon Meth-using tradie driving without licence

Boilermaker sentenced for a swag of offences.

Medical reports reveal disturbing picture of RSL arsonist

premium_icon Medical reports reveal disturbing picture of RSL arsonist

TIFFANY Jager blamed memory blackouts after she lit three fires at Ipswich and Lowood, including one that threatened a police station.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Dodgy medical prescription forgery offers no pain relief

premium_icon Dodgy medical prescription forgery offers no pain relief

AN IPSWICH chemist's suspicions were aroused when he was given a doctor's script with a different-coloured ink and mismatched writing.

Punishments mean nothing for drivers who don't give a stuff

premium_icon Punishments mean nothing for drivers who don't give a stuff

Jail time may be only way to keep repeat offenders off our roads

Sneaky trips to car wash catch up with tradie

premium_icon Sneaky trips to car wash catch up with tradie

A TRADIE who went to a Mr Magic car wash in Ipswich wasn't there for the soap suds.

Thief claims he was saving stuff from being ruined

premium_icon Thief claims he was saving stuff from being ruined

A DOCTOR returned from an overseas trip to find thieves had ransacked his house and stolen more than $30,000 worth of furniture and guns.

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Disqualified driver narrowly misses serving jail time

premium_icon Disqualified driver narrowly misses serving jail time

'Your history has reached the stage that previous court orders do not appear to have had any effect'

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