Ipswich Court News

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Ice dealer faces six month stretch behind bars

premium_icon Ice dealer faces six month stretch behind bars

IPSWICH dad Jason Allan Morgan will remain in jail over Christmas after he was convicted and sentenced for supplying the dangerous drug ice.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Husband's 'final act of vindictiveness'

premium_icon Husband's 'final act of vindictiveness'

Before his suicide, alleged 'hit man' wrote a letter that would send his wife to jail

Pregnancy test kit thief tells court of happy ending

premium_icon Pregnancy test kit thief tells court of happy ending

SHE lifted the $23 test kit "to help a friend".

Mother of six caught out in $71,000 Centrelink fraud

premium_icon Mother of six caught out in $71,000 Centrelink fraud

FOR A brief period of time, life was terrific for an Ipswich mum of six.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Spitter writes apology to policewoman, security guard

premium_icon Spitter writes apology to policewoman, security guard

There had been a sound of the man clearing his throat before spit landed on the face, head and police cap of a female officer.

Thief cheekily toots horn as he drives off with victim's car

premium_icon Thief cheekily toots horn as he drives off with victim's car

IN what an Ipswich magistrate called "a brazen act" a car thief cheekily tooted the horn as he drove away from the victim's home.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Princess and steam punk celebrate wedding day on Halloween

premium_icon Princess and steam punk celebrate wedding day on Halloween

Sarah Lagasse and Sarah Jones were married in a Halloween themed wedding ceremony before their closest family and friends at Ipswich Courthouse.

Dad jailed for crash that killed mother of his two boys

premium_icon Dad jailed for crash that killed mother of his two boys

A DAD of two whose girlfriend was killed when their car ploughed head-on into an oncoming car has been jailed.

Throw another bong in the barbie

premium_icon Throw another bong in the barbie

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a man set up a hydroponic system in his suburban home with items he purchased from a hardware store.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Vicious attack sees perpetrator declared a violent offender

premium_icon Vicious attack sees perpetrator declared a violent offender

A fight between two young women may have been the trigger for the assault.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Jury in stabbing case discharged after adjournment

premium_icon Jury in stabbing case discharged after adjournment

A JURY was chosen and the District Court trial of a 67-year-old Ipswich man charged with the stabbing of his former neighbour ready to proceed.

Men face court over burglaries, tool theft

Men face court over burglaries, tool theft

LOWOOD police have charged two men over the theft of tools from a Queensland Urban Utilities vehicle.

Dad sentenced for breaking baby daughter's leg

premium_icon Dad sentenced for breaking baby daughter's leg

A baby's sudden scream caused its mother to rush to her aid

Names of 18 Ipswich motorists caught drink and drug driving

premium_icon Names of 18 Ipswich motorists caught drink and drug driving

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

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Woman jailed for defrauding employer of more than $30k

premium_icon Woman jailed for defrauding employer of more than $30k

Woman, 44, behind bars for stealing from her boss

Sat 27 Oct 2018

$228K drug haul found in Lexus boot

premium_icon $228K drug haul found in Lexus boot

POLICE intercepted two men driving a Lexus, only to find a 47kg haul of marijuana in the boot.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

Car sales, broken heart led soldier into drugs

premium_icon Car sales, broken heart led soldier into drugs

A FORMER soldier has been jailed after he was convicted for supplying dangerous drugs to an undercover police officer in a sting operation in Ipswich.

'Guru' businessman gets jail for half-baked pie scam

premium_icon 'Guru' businessman gets jail for half-baked pie scam

PIE MAN Stephen Donnelly is behind bars after a District Court jury found him guilty of committing fraud related to his The Pie Guru business.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Woman found not guilty in fatal Ipswich carpark crash

premium_icon Woman found not guilty in fatal Ipswich carpark crash

Ipswich mother found not criminally responsible. Driver believed runaway car's brake was on and gear in park.

Poo nappies spark vicious fight

premium_icon Poo nappies spark vicious fight

A WIFE who threw a bag of soiled baby nappies at her husband, was then allegedly assaulted and strangled by her angry spouse.

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