May 2021

Published a story 13th May 2021 11:53 AM

A Rockhampton magistrate felt a man’s $1000 hydroponic marijuana set-up had some “smell” of commerciality.

Magistrate: Hydroponic set-up ‘smells’ of commerciality

A Rockhampton magistrate felt a man’s $1000 hydroponic marijuana set-up had some “smell” of commerciality.

Published a story 13th May 2021 10:48 AM

A man who has been accused of contacting a woman 19 times from prison with one attempting to get her to withdraw her complaint to police.

Man accused of contacting victim from jail

A man who has been accused of contacting a woman 19 times from prison with one attempting to get her to withdraw her complaint to police.

Published a story 12th May 2021 11:41 AM

A father and son, both prescribed with medical marijuana oil, decided to grow their own marijuana after the first medical marijuana batch impacted their budget.

Cost of medical marijuana oil ‘too expensive for pensioners’

A father and son, both prescribed with medical marijuana oil, decided to grow their own marijuana after the first medical marijuana batch impacted their budget.

Published a story 11th May 2021 11:00 AM

A mother of two infants did a burnout in front of police because she had been “in a bad place”.

Mum does burnout in front of police

A mother of two infants did a burnout in front of police because she had been “in a bad place”.

Published a story 11th May 2021 10:46 AM

Drink and drug-drivers convicted recently in Rockhampton Magistrates Court.

Name and shame: Old Bruce Hwy driver had BAC .220

Drink and drug-drivers convicted recently in Rockhampton Magistrates Court.

Published a story 9th May 2021 5:07 PM

A young man got so drunk, he does not recall breaking into a stranger’s house and stealing a picture frame holding a certificate of sentimental value only.

Drunk breaks into house, steals picture frame

A young man got so drunk, he does not recall breaking into a stranger’s house and stealing a picture frame holding a certificate of sentimental value only.

Published a story 9th May 2021 4:48 PM

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

LETTERS TO THE ED: When will all Aussies be indigenous?

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Published a story 9th May 2021 3:03 PM

People being held in Queensland correctional centres while accused of crimes and who had not received legal documents in the snail mail in recent months have seen a change in circumstances.

Prisoners receive snail mail dated back to December

People being held in Queensland correctional centres while accused of crimes and who had not received legal documents in the snail mail in recent months have seen a change in circumstances.

Published a story 9th May 2021 12:08 PM

A man busted with a hydroponic set up in his bedroom claimed the set up did not belong to him, and he did not allow anyone into his room.

‘It’s not mine’ crim to cops about hydroponic set up in room

A man busted with a hydroponic set up in his bedroom claimed the set up did not belong to him, and he did not allow anyone into his room.

Published a story 9th May 2021 11:58 AM

Motorists on the Bruce Highway have witnessed an alarming act of domestic violence with a woman being punched in the face after running from a car.

Motorists witness woman being punched on side of road

Motorists on the Bruce Highway have witnessed an alarming act of domestic violence with a woman being punched in the face after running from a car.

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