HE TOLD police that he intended driving on despite being disqualified by a court which, he said, was "f***ed".
SHE gave police a false name and told them she was wearing coloured contacted lenses to explain the difference in eye colour to her licence.
HE WAS worried what would become of his dog should he be taken into custody but he was the one ultimately left in the dog house.
WHILE most Australians were celebrating our national day with a barbecue picnic, at least six people were in Toowoomba's watch house.
A 21-year-old woman has vowed from her prison cell that she wants to turn over a new leaf and live a more productive life.
A YOUNG mum pushing a pram was halted at the door of the Toowoomba Courthouse when she turned up swigging from a can of bourbon.
THE teenager had no criminal history at all until going on a crime spree sparked by the break-up of his relationship with his girlfriend.
INEXPLICABLE bruises, cuts and lumps are just a part of growing old it appears.
BOXER Damien Hooper has had a win in a Toowoomba court after pleading guilty to a trespassing charge.
THE RETURN to Toowoomba from South Australia was not quite the welcome home this 21-year-old man had been expecting.
Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.