Ipswich Court News

Fri 26 Mar 2021

Tradie’s supply was to support own habit

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An Ipswich tradesman has pleaded guilty to supplying drugs

DV assault shows dark side of drug abuse

Premium Content DV assault shows dark side of drug abuse

An Ipswich magistrate says a man’s mental health battles shows drug use is not as harmless as some people think

Machete wielding man ‘can’t remember’ stabbing threat

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Two fishermen were confronted by a man armed with a machete near a scenic river spot

Thu 25 Mar 2021

Thief ‘shoulder charged’ victim’s door

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The victim of a home break-in saw the thief carrying the loot in a stolen bag

Mum lashed out over legal argument

Premium Content Mum lashed out over legal argument

An Ipswich magistrate heard the woman was remorseful after the incident

Wed 24 Mar 2021

Judge orders not guilty verdict in attempted robbery case

Premium Content Judge orders not guilty verdict in attempted robbery case

A man accused of pointing a sawn-off shotgun during an attempted robbery has been cleared

Water dragon gives would-be catcher the slip

Premium Content Water dragon gives would-be catcher the slip

Park visitors reported a man to police after watching him pick up a native lizard

Magistrate wants proof mum is off drugs

Premium Content Magistrate wants proof mum is off drugs

A woman has been ordered to undergo drug testing before her fate is decided

Drunken cyclist ‘couldn’t ride in a straight line’

Premium Content Drunken cyclist ‘couldn’t ride in a straight line’

Police were forced to stop a drunk man on a bike over concerns for his safety

Tue 23 Mar 2021

Taxi driver to stand trial over teen’s death

Premium Content Taxi driver to stand trial over teen’s death

A witness claims she saw a taxi veer to the left before fatally striking a girl on a bicycle

Drink driver’s fear puts stop to blood sample

Premium Content Drink driver’s fear puts stop to blood sample

Police called to a crash had earlier seen the driver drinking at the pub

Truckie hasn’t driven since terrifying caravan crash

Premium Content Truckie hasn’t driven since terrifying caravan crash

A woman was trapped in wreckage with a serious head injury after her caravan was hit by a truck

Mon 22 Mar 2021

Grandfather jailed for abuse of two family members

Premium Content Grandfather jailed for abuse of two family members

A court has heard the victims of the man’s crimes had suffered lasting effects

Fri 19 Mar 2021

Couple’s lives forever changed by speeding car thief

Premium Content Couple’s lives forever changed by speeding car thief

Victim impact statements have illustrated the terrible injuries caused by a car thief

Police find stolen motorcycle in pieces

Premium Content Police find stolen motorcycle in pieces

A man caught with stolen motorbike parts in his house said someone else left them there

Border Force intercepts Ipswich man’s hormone delivery

Premium Content Border Force intercepts Ipswich man’s hormone delivery

A man has faced court following a drug find at Sydney International Airport

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Thief’s demand: ‘$1000 or the Beamer gets it’

Premium Content Thief’s demand: ‘$1000 or the Beamer gets it’

The owner of a BMW was run over as the thief drove away

Repeat offender tradie must settle debt before driving

Premium Content Repeat offender tradie must settle debt before driving

A repeat unlicensed driver has been handed a jail term following his latest offence

Thirsty tradie smuggles chilled beer down trousers

Premium Content Thirsty tradie smuggles chilled beer down trousers

A man has copped a heavy fine after pleading guilty to stealing and drug charges

Wed 17 Mar 2021

Magistrate slams mum’s ‘cat and mouse’ driving

Premium Content Magistrate slams mum’s ‘cat and mouse’ driving

A woman has told a Magistrate she has grown up since her dangerous driving offence

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