A woman who attacked a man with a coat hanger after he refused her partner a cigarette has been handed suspended jail sentence.
The mother of four had unwittingly driven an undercover cop about town trying to source drugs for the “customer”.
She said she had two beers before driving and a double vodka when she got home but had a bottle of vodka the night before.
The first day of the two-week inquest into the death of hero police officer Brett Forte has revealed Ricky Maddison fired 40 rounds of bullets at police before a 20 hour siege.
The inquest into the death of hero police officer Brett Forte will begin on Monday morning. These are the seven key elements State Coroner Terry Ryan will examine over the next two weeks.
A Toowoomba woman who swung a machete at her partner during a drunken tirade spent the night in the watch house.
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Despite being allowed to apply for release on parole immediately, the mother of one will remain behind bars.
The woman has not been required to enter pleas to charges including interfering with a corpse and unrelated drug matters.
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.