Rockhampton Court News

Thu 16 May 2019

Trial date set for former Neerkol worker's abuse allegations

premium_icon Trial date set for former Neerkol worker's abuse allegations

FORMER Neerkol worker will stand trial later this year in relation to "very historical” child abuse allegations.

Accused arsonist had 'vast knowledge' how to make fire bombs

premium_icon Accused arsonist had 'vast knowledge' how to make fire bombs

Jury hears recording of police interview with accused arsonist where she tells them how to make molotov cocktails

Wed 15 May 2019

Hero's actions revealed during arson trial

premium_icon Hero's actions revealed during arson trial

Neighbour's heroic actions saving 'Pop' heard in court as grand daughter defends arson charge and claims former boyfriend lit fire

Tue 14 May 2019

Accused attempted abductor was on bail for other charges

premium_icon Accused attempted abductor was on bail for other charges

The young man accused of attempting to abduct a stranger outside a Rockhampton pub named

Sat 11 May 2019

New BMW driver's surprise 'junkie' news for parents

premium_icon New BMW driver's surprise 'junkie' news for parents

HE WAS driving a new black BMW with a half ball of methamphetamines in his back pocket when 'out of town' police intercepted him during a drug operation.

Fri 10 May 2019

Father jailed over baby's 31 days of hell before death

premium_icon Father jailed over baby's 31 days of hell before death

FOR 31 days, a Rockhampton newborn suffered severe pain after being intentionally and accidentally injured by people who were suppose to be caring for him.

Wed 8 May 2019

Child protection cop's fall from grace over steroid supply

premium_icon Child protection cop's fall from grace over steroid supply

A FORMER police officer's fall from grace has been linked to the obsessive gym and body building culture.

Sat 4 May 2019

Cause of death report months away in murder investigation

premium_icon Cause of death report months away in murder investigation

INVESTIGATIONS into the cause of death of a Yeppoon man where another has been accused of his murder has been delayed

Fri 3 May 2019

NAME AND SHAME: Drug driver caught with kids in car

premium_icon NAME AND SHAME: Drug driver caught with kids in car

A Rockhampton mother has been sentenced after being caught drug driving twice in three months, including once when she had her three young children in the car.

Dad turned to booze after baby death, then breached DV order

premium_icon Dad turned to booze after baby death, then breached DV order

A MAN who lost an infant, became an alcoholic, whose marriage broke down and business collapsed, has been slapped with $850 in fines.

Three day hearing for animal charges over racehorses

premium_icon Three day hearing for animal charges over racehorses

TWO men charged with animal cruelty to racehorses last year have a three-day hearing set down later this year.

Thu 2 May 2019

Drunken plasterer's lewd comments lands him in hot water

premium_icon Drunken plasterer's lewd comments lands him in hot water

He had been drinking since 9am on the day when he started making lewd comments towards female bar staff

Wed 1 May 2019

Teen who graffitied wall near Kmart gets lectured

premium_icon Teen who graffitied wall near Kmart gets lectured

'This is the behaviour of a child going to school,' Magistrate said.

Tue 30 Apr 2019

Smashed car windows after mates in blue over debt

premium_icon Smashed car windows after mates in blue over debt

HIS mate of 10 years smashed his windscreen after being told to leave, so this defendant took a metal bar to his mate's driver's window and assaulted him.

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Rock smash through glass, alcohol grab and crash stolen van

premium_icon Rock smash through glass, alcohol grab and crash stolen van

He had managed to stay out of trouble for four years and now he is in jail and has been ordered to pay $3638 compensation.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

REVEALED: Murder accused of Depot Hill suspicious death

premium_icon REVEALED: Murder accused of Depot Hill suspicious death

Name of man accused of murdering Edward Bashford, 56, in Depot Hill

NAME AND SHAME: Drug and drink drivers in court

premium_icon NAME AND SHAME: Drug and drink drivers in court

A learner and his supervising girlfriend were both busted with marijuana in their system.

Man sought revenge for SMSs, burgled home

premium_icon Man sought revenge for SMSs, burgled home

A MAN out for revenge over text messages sent to him and his partner broke into a home and stole a television, laptop and air compressor.

Long term drug addict turns life around

premium_icon Long term drug addict turns life around

A WOMAN who was a heroin addict from age 13 but who has been clean for many years, has faced the music for offences she committed while still addicted.

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Man with 18 prior DV convictions jailed for latest breach

premium_icon Man with 18 prior DV convictions jailed for latest breach

The defendant's partner had contacted her sister for money to buy drugs and took off with his mobile phone, so he followed her and they argued at the plaza.

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