Ipswich Court News

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Driver accused of 170km/h police chase gets bail, curfew

premium_icon Driver accused of 170km/h police chase gets bail, curfew

AN EAST Ipswich man whose car was brought to a halt with tyre deflation devices has been granted bail.

Magistrate tells new dad he must become a 'good role model'

premium_icon Magistrate tells new dad he must become a 'good role model'

Magistrate tells new dad: "It's up to you to provide a good role model or the child will become accustomed to seeing dad in prison".

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Unannounced booty call attempt goes wrong

premium_icon Unannounced booty call attempt goes wrong

WHEN Kumail Mohemadally took an Uber ride to see a woman at Goodna, he wasn’t happy to find she wasn’t home.

Truckie off road after double drug drive

premium_icon Truckie off road after double drug drive

A SEMI-TRAILER driver caught with methylamphetamine in his system was fired the same day after his boss found out.

Bankrupt businessman jailed over 2011 Lockyer flood fraud

premium_icon Bankrupt businessman jailed over 2011 Lockyer flood fraud

Nearly eight years on from the 2011 floods, a man has been sentenced for fraud involving $71,448.25.

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.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Man charged over 170kmh police chase in Ipswich

Man charged over 170kmh police chase in Ipswich

A Raceview man will face a court after police chase in Goodna, Raceview, East Ipswich and Blackstone on Friday night.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Drunk learner's aquaplane landed mate in harm's way

premium_icon Drunk learner's aquaplane landed mate in harm's way

BOOZED up and behind the wheel of his mate's car, learner driver Daniel Marshall ran into trouble on a road west of Ipswich.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

A cuddle in the dock with baby before violent crim sent down

premium_icon A cuddle in the dock with baby before violent crim sent down

GOODNA man Wayne Ioane Matautia has been jailed for a violent attack on a neighbour after the victim's girlfriend complained about his noisy burnouts.

Kids call cops on mum after whipping with electrical cord

premium_icon Kids call cops on mum after whipping with electrical cord

A MUM has appeared in court after whipping her teenage daughter with an electrical cord as punishment for going shopping instead of studying.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Probation for police drug find

premium_icon Probation for police drug find

AN IPSWICH man has been sentenced to probation after he was found with valium, morphine and marijuana.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Dealer facing deportation after police tape drug talk

premium_icon Dealer facing deportation after police tape drug talk

CAMILLA Vestvik will be deported after the mother-of-six was convicted of supplying the drug ice.

106 days in jail 'a wake-up call' for father-to-be

premium_icon 106 days in jail 'a wake-up call' for father-to-be

HE was in jail for a raft of stealing offences including petrol drive-offs and unlawful use of cars.

'Stupid beyond belief': $13K bill from rock-throwing rampage

premium_icon 'Stupid beyond belief': $13K bill from rock-throwing rampage

TWO men intent on having some mindless fun did thousands of dollars damage to dozens of vehicles during a series of rock-throwing rampages across Ipswich.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Teen in jail over breaches

premium_icon Teen in jail over breaches

A TEEN will remain in custody at a detention centre after snubbing the sentence conditions imposed by the Children's Court.

Couple abuses homeless teen after taking her in

premium_icon Couple abuses homeless teen after taking her in

A DRUG overdose was "a cry for help" by a homeless girl who moved in with a this couple only to be raped and sexually assaulted by both.

Fraud dad must pay back bank $26,500

premium_icon Fraud dad must pay back bank $26,500

A DAD who ripped nearly $30,000 off Suncorp by fraud has been spared jail time but must pay the money back.

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Neighbour's face 'busted up' as men clash over burnouts

premium_icon Neighbour's face 'busted up' as men clash over burnouts

GOODNA dad Wayne Ioane Matautia is set to be sentenced later this week after being found guilty of assaulting a neighbour.

No more crime for me, vows fraudster and police kicker

premium_icon No more crime for me, vows fraudster and police kicker

"I DON'T intend doing any more crime your honour,” convicted fraudster and police kicker Alix Smithson said from the dock of an Ipswich court.

Sun 2 Sep 2018

No bail for gun-dealing, drug-trafficking accused

premium_icon No bail for gun-dealing, drug-trafficking accused

A DAD of seven accused of dealing in drugs and guns will stay in jail after his bail application was refused by an Ipswich court.

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