Rockhampton Court News

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Notorious QLD paedophile victim now struggles with PTS

premium_icon Notorious QLD paedophile victim now struggles with PTS

A VICTIM of notorious paedophile Kevin Lynch is only now, 35 years later, struggling with post traumatic issues from the historical abuse.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Drug trafficker told cop of plans to blow up gun shop

premium_icon Drug trafficker told cop of plans to blow up gun shop

A MAN who trafficked more than eight kilograms of methamphetamines in 14 months, making over $1 million for his supplier, told a cop about plans to blow up a gun...

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Surprising find after police search driver’s backpack

premium_icon Surprising find after police search driver’s backpack

It was just a simple vehicle intercept by police, but it’s the surprise on the passenger seat that landed him in court.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

NAME AND SHAME: Driver smoked pot to sleep, told ‘try milk’ by magistrate

premium_icon NAME AND SHAME: Driver smoked pot to sleep, told ‘try milk’ by...

A MAGISTRATE a man who had smoked marijuana to help him sleep and was busted driving the next day, to “try some warm milk next time”.

Miner in court after reaction to 'wife's affair'

premium_icon Miner in court after reaction to 'wife's affair'

A MINER struggling to come to terms with the end of his long term relationship after finding out his partner was cheating him with a married man.

Jail warning mum says need holiday

premium_icon Jail warning mum says need holiday

Mum who drove disqualified said her teenage daughter had been threatened to be bashed at Stockland Rockhampton

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Accused arsonist granted bail next door to crime scene

premium_icon Accused arsonist granted bail next door to crime scene

Police alleged the accused intentionally lit the fire to cause substantial damage so the landlord could make an insurance claim to have the damage repaired.

NAME AND SHAME: hospitality manager recorded BAC of .097

premium_icon NAME AND SHAME: hospitality manager recorded BAC of .097

Drink drivers and drug drivers sentenced in Rockhampton and Yeppoon courts this week.

String of offences while high on meth lands new father in jail

premium_icon String of offences while high on meth lands new father in...

A HOMELESS man robbed his own friend and locked them out of their own residence during a spate of offending, while on parole.

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Kids in car as mum tried to run over her partner

premium_icon Kids in car as mum tried to run over her partner

Children where in a car when their mum deliberately drove at her partner multiple times, driving on the wrong side of the road and forcing him to jump a fence.

Knife was ‘to stop sharks, crocs’, court hears

premium_icon Knife was ‘to stop sharks, crocs’, court hears

Man told police one of his knives was protection against crocodiles and sharks while swimming in the Fitzroy River.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Road rage mum had many stressors before she spat at victim

premium_icon Road rage mum had many stressors before she spat at victim

Multiple life stressors prior to mum’s road rage incident on way to drop kids at school.

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Motorist’s fourth like offence of driving disqualified

premium_icon Motorist’s fourth like offence of driving disqualified

Driver has learned a harsh lesson about driving while disqualified by the court – his car has been taken away by police.

The Edge restaurant goes into liquidation

premium_icon The Edge restaurant goes into liquidation

A ROCKHAMPTON family company which operated a restaurant along the riverfront has been placed into liquidation.

Wed 30 Oct 2019

What was in his system when he was found slumped over a steering wheel?

premium_icon What was in his system when he was found slumped over a...

CQUNIVERSITY staff had a surprise when they arrived at work on May 29 – they found a male slumped over a steering wheel with the engine still running.

Woman’s deadly high BAC reading... and she could still talk

premium_icon Woman’s deadly high BAC reading... and she could still talk

A WOMAN found in her car, with her dog, on the side of the road with keys in the ignition had a blood-alcohol content reading so high that it can kill people.

Teenage mum smokes marijuana in front of police

Teenage mum smokes marijuana in front of police

POLICE watched as a teenage mother smoked her bong while sitting on the floor of her bedroom.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Man sent former partner over 100 SMS in 14 hours

premium_icon Man sent former partner over 100 SMS in 14 hours

A DAD sent 107 SMSs, made 36 calls, left two voicemail messages and sent two images to his former partner.

COURT: 60+ people appearing today

premium_icon COURT: 60+ people appearing today

See the full list of people appearing in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today

Morning Rewind: Drought stricken Central West set for rain

Morning Rewind: Drought stricken Central West set for rain

From bushfire warnings to the JM Kelly court case and a needle scare on a local walking track, keep up to date here

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