Rockhampton Court News

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Man arrested following bashing and dumping of Rocky man

Man arrested following bashing and dumping of Rocky man

POLICE charge a man for the assault of a 23yo last week

From A+ students and rep football to home invasion

premium_icon From A+ students and rep football to home invasion

HOW two talented boys ended up on the wrong side of the law over a $10 drug discrepancy.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Repeat domestic violence offender failed to report 36 times

premium_icon Repeat domestic violence offender failed to report 36 times

When police arrested him, they were distracted by another resident at the house who was arguing with the defendant and the defendant fled.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Nurse stole patient's prescription pills from locked drawer

premium_icon Nurse stole patient's prescription pills from locked drawer

A NURSE stole her patients medication from a locked bedside drawer in her Rockhampton Hospital room and was busted drug driving three times in four months.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Aged pensioner's meth delivered by Australia Post

premium_icon Aged pensioner's meth delivered by Australia Post

AN AGED pensioner has been remanded in custody after being caught red-handed signing for a delivery of 28g of methamphetamines.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Frightening details revealed of alleged night-long road rage

premium_icon Frightening details revealed of alleged night-long road rage

Allegations include police were driven at multiple times and a little girl's bedroom was targeted.

Rapist back on street despite being caught filming teen

premium_icon Rapist back on street despite being caught filming teen

PETER Scott Griffin served a 13-year rape sentence but repeatedly breached supervision orders. After he filmed a young girl in a dressing room, he's back out.

It isn't stealing if they saw me, says Rocky restaurant boss

premium_icon It isn't stealing if they saw me, says Rocky restaurant boss

A ROCKHAMPTON Indian restaurant owner told police he didn't think it was wrong to take about $150 of groceries from Coles

Hostel manager stole rent money and lost it all on pokies

premium_icon Hostel manager stole rent money and lost it all on pokies

A MANAGER of an indigenous hostel has been convicted for taking nearly $1000 of rent money and blowing it on the pokies.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Accused animal cruelty of race horse charges to be contested

premium_icon Accused animal cruelty of race horse charges to be contested

TWO men charged over animal cruelty to racehorses last month will contest the charges laid against them by the Queensland Racing Crime Squad.

Electrician risks his employees' jobs with drug stash

premium_icon Electrician risks his employees' jobs with drug stash

Business owner had a stash of steroids, testosterone and ecstasy

Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

premium_icon Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

The man had a four-page criminal history and was on parole at the time of the latest breaches.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Man still in custody after destructive rampage through CQ

premium_icon Man still in custody after destructive rampage through CQ

A MAN accused of ramming a Yeppoon family's car in the middle of the night after banging on their door and making demands is still in custody.

Hoon destroys $72k car in 'childish' act on sporting fields

premium_icon Hoon destroys $72k car in 'childish' act on sporting fields

A HOON has not only lost his driver's licence and job as a result of tearing up sports fields, he also destroyed his $72,000 car.

Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

premium_icon Offender 'not getting the message' about domestic violence

The man had a four-page criminal history and was on parole at the time of the latest breaches.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Young victim in coma 'could have died' after horrific attack

premium_icon Young victim in coma 'could have died' after horrific attack

ALLEGED attacker on loose for 15 hours after striking man on head

Car thief caught on camera 'blows up' stolen ute

premium_icon Car thief caught on camera 'blows up' stolen ute

How a girl on a stolen bike led police to the fugitive

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Gas mask attached to water pipe amid bush raver's drug stash

premium_icon Gas mask attached to water pipe amid bush raver's drug stash

AN UNEMPLOYED man acquired a stash of drugs and paraphernalia "for a bush rave” that shocked a magistrate into believing there was more to his story.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Man busted with stolen property shoved down pants

premium_icon Man busted with stolen property shoved down pants

CCTV footage caught the 35-year-old in the act

Caught red-handed with 40kg of hot copper wire

premium_icon Caught red-handed with 40kg of hot copper wire

Police officers were at recyclers in relation to a spate of copper thefts on October 22 when a taxi pulled up with defendant and the copper wire

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