Rockhampton Court News

Wed 23 May 2018

Woman 'scared' after hundreds of threatening texts from ex

premium_icon Woman 'scared' after hundreds of threatening texts from ex

The victim found 105 missed calls and 356 texts from the man

Grandfather's axe attack on man who was violent to daughter

premium_icon Grandfather's axe attack on man who was violent to daughter

He started off by kicking him in the head with steel capped boots and ended assault with pillow case full of cans.

Tue 22 May 2018

Kids watched on as couple violently attacked taxi driver

premium_icon Kids watched on as couple violently attacked taxi driver

Angry and intoxicated, Steven Reginald Doyle grasped two glass beer bottles in his fist and smashed them over the head of a taxi driver.

Two girls in custody after 'punch up' in Rocky court

Two girls in custody after 'punch up' in Rocky court

LOUD yelling was heard from inside the courtroom before the girls were separated.

'I don't want to go back': Teen tells of first stint in jail

premium_icon 'I don't want to go back': Teen tells of first stint in jail

A Rockhampton teen who spent her first period in a jail before pleading guilty to 28 charges has described her time as 'horrible' and doesn't want to go back.

Mon 21 May 2018

17 domestic violence convictions with five victims

premium_icon 17 domestic violence convictions with five victims

"Your violence against women has to stop,”

What drove a man, 40, to rack up a 17-page criminal history?

premium_icon What drove a man, 40, to rack up a 17-page criminal history?

Defence lawyer explains motives for crime for serial offender

Young woman's 'appalling' attack on police officers

premium_icon Young woman's 'appalling' attack on police officers

Laurissa Chippendale was trying to stop officers arresting a friend when she became the focus of police during a night out

Sat 19 May 2018

Young woman sold mine's stolen air cons for meth

premium_icon Young woman sold mine's stolen air cons for meth

SHE worked with her dealer to steal and sell 29 air cons from a CQ miner's camp to buy meth

Fri 18 May 2018

Serial offender busted with drugs, $4k hidden in car stereo

premium_icon Serial offender busted with drugs, $4k hidden in car stereo

IT took one fortnight for police to catch serial drug offender Gregory Ronald Roginson breaching his bail.

Thu 17 May 2018

Wife gets punched in husband's street brawl

premium_icon Wife gets punched in husband's street brawl

Joseph Alex Mellar has been chastised for getting into a fight while drunk which resulted in his wife being punched.

Crim sacks lawyers, calls Judge 'dog' in court

premium_icon Crim sacks lawyers, calls Judge 'dog' in court

A PRISONER sacked his counsel and called the Rockhampton District Court judge a "dog” yesterday.

Young man's history of anger management issues

premium_icon Young man's history of anger management issues

Defence barrister painted a picture of a childhood that would lead to very few other possibilities.

Wed 16 May 2018

Drunk man gets 13-year-old girl to drive him to mate's place

premium_icon Drunk man gets 13-year-old girl to drive him to mate's place

"You don't do that,” Magistrate Mark Morrow lectured

Tue 15 May 2018

Fourth person arrested for Aurizon $80k robbery

premium_icon Fourth person arrested for Aurizon $80k robbery

Man arrested after police put a call out visa media saying he was a suspect in the copper wire theft.

Mon 14 May 2018

Witness of crime contacted over 1100 times by offender

premium_icon Witness of crime contacted over 1100 times by offender

A ROCKHAMPTON couple have learned a hard lesson about meddling with witnesses of crimes.

Supreme court orders independent overseer for fence feud

premium_icon Supreme court orders independent overseer for fence feud

Supreme court judge felt 'concerns' about fence disputed for past three years were on the verge of being hyperbolic

Sat 12 May 2018

'Stalking' pregnant partner punched, choked on footpath

premium_icon 'Stalking' pregnant partner punched, choked on footpath

HE WAS walking to the football bus to play in Rockhampton when he got sick of his pregnant partner "stalking" him, so he chased after her and assaulted her.

Man 'snaps' after dog bite, 'hurled' victim through the air

premium_icon Man 'snaps' after dog bite, 'hurled' victim through the air

George Siaosi threw a woman to the ground and stomped on her in a violent attack after dog bite

Fri 11 May 2018

He had 30 marijuana seeds stashed in his spare jeans

premium_icon He had 30 marijuana seeds stashed in his spare jeans

KAI Dylan Turner was a passenger in a car intercepted by police and was busted for possessing marijuana which was hidden in his spare pants.

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