Rockhampton Court News

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Unlicensed driver's 50 days in custody for evading police

premium_icon Unlicensed driver's 50 days in custody for evading police

Instead of couple hundred dollar fine, this unlicensed is now in prison for 50 days.

Broke dad took on risk of jail term

premium_icon Broke dad took on risk of jail term

A SINGLE dad had no money when he risked being sent back to prison by stealing $30 worth of goods from Coles.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Man convicted over fake emergency calls

premium_icon Man convicted over fake emergency calls

He rang police, saying someone was threatening to kill him and his family

Bakery hand steals $650 from employer

premium_icon Bakery hand steals $650 from employer

'Spur of the moment' decision ends badly for Joshua David Williams

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Name and shame: who was busted drug or drink driving

premium_icon Name and shame: who was busted drug or drink driving

Drunk and drug drivers sentenced in Rockhampton Magistrates Court this week

Crim told cops he likely committed crimes he couldn't recall

premium_icon Crim told cops he likely committed crimes he couldn't recall

He was busted with military medals he stole during a break and enter

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Knife-wielding man: 'I'll get the mafia on to you'

premium_icon Knife-wielding man: 'I'll get the mafia on to you'

Man threatened to kill two young men in north Rockhampton street on Thursday

Miner seeking $1.35m over conveyor maintenance accident

premium_icon Miner seeking $1.35m over conveyor maintenance accident

A FORMER Central Queensland miner is seeking $1.35 million in damages after a worksite accident.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Unauthorised fire lit during Queensland-wide ban

premium_icon Unauthorised fire lit during Queensland-wide ban

GRACEMERE had been evacuated only two weeks earlier and the weather conditions remained treacherous, but that didn't stop one man from lighting a fire.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Car impounded for race on Rocky Thursday night lap circuit

premium_icon Car impounded for race on Rocky Thursday night lap circuit

They got up to 122km/hr in 600m in a 70km zone

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Pre-Christmas drinks land miner in trouble

premium_icon Pre-Christmas drinks land miner in trouble

He had unknown quantity of Great Northern Beers and Jack Daniels

Banned driver busted on Capricorn Hwy in sick mum's car

premium_icon Banned driver busted on Capricorn Hwy in sick mum's car

She told the court she had been caring for her mother who was in hospital

Woman banned after puppy locked in car outside court

premium_icon Woman banned after puppy locked in car outside court

Puppy caught attention of pedestrians with distressing cries

Mon 7 Jan 2019

REVEALED: Relationship between stabbing victim and accused

premium_icon REVEALED: Relationship between stabbing victim and accused

The single mother has been charged with attempted murder

Sat 29 Dec 2018

Top 10 crime stories in Rockhampton court in 2018

premium_icon Top 10 crime stories in Rockhampton court in 2018

Murder and mayhem featured prominently in 2018 in Rockhampton court cases with animal cruelty, sexual assault, fraud and drugs the main themes

'Stoic' miner wins $720,000 payout after haul truck accident

premium_icon 'Stoic' miner wins $720,000 payout after haul truck accident

Ex-top chef kept working for three months despite suffering pain from the injury

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Drugs caused miner to behave 'ridiculously'

premium_icon Drugs caused miner to behave 'ridiculously'

A MORANBAH mine worker went on a crime spree across Queensland, racking up 19 charges.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Granny sold drugs for grandkids' custody battle

premium_icon Granny sold drugs for grandkids' custody battle

AN EMERALD grandmother turned to trafficking drugs to raise funds to fight to regain custody of her grandchildren.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

JJ Richards' not liable in rock and motorbike crash claim

premium_icon JJ Richards' not liable in rock and motorbike crash claim

JJ Richards has succeeded in being awarded court costs for defending against allegations an object fell from one of their trucks and caused an accident.

Jail term conviction leads to two-year ban for nurse

premium_icon Jail term conviction leads to two-year ban for nurse

Nurse engaged in professional misconduct behaviour

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