Rockhampton Court News

Mon 10 May 2021

Prisoners receive snail mail dated back to December

Premium Content Prisoners receive snail mail dated back to December

People being held in Queensland correctional centres while accused of crimes and who had not received legal documents in the snail mail in recent months have seen a...

Yeppoon businesswoman pleads guilty to drugs charges

Premium Content Yeppoon businesswoman pleads guilty to drugs charges

She was caught with methamphetamine and also pleaded guilty to a cannabis supply charge.

Rockhampton District Court: appearance list for today

Premium Content Rockhampton District Court: appearance list for today

Here is a list of District Court criminal sittings at Rockhampton on May 10

Sun 9 May 2021

Drugs and pipe hidden in makeup bag in bathroom

Premium Content Drugs and pipe hidden in makeup bag in bathroom

A woman busted possessing drugs and drug utensils claimed one item belonged to her partner and the other items found in a makeup bag in the bathroom belonged to a...

‘It’s not mine’ crim to cops about hydroponic set up in room

Premium Content ‘It’s not mine’ crim to cops about hydroponic set up in room

A man busted with a hydroponic set up in his bedroom claimed the set up did not belong to him, and he did not allow anyone into his room.

Sat 8 May 2021

Steroids package addressed to man, 77, at a business location

Premium Content Steroids package addressed to man, 77, at a business...

A package containing $800 worth of steroids had been addressed to a business location and had the name of 77-year-old man on it.

Fri 7 May 2021

Stolen  hire car at CQ motel led police to drug bust

Premium Content Stolen hire car at CQ motel led police to drug bust

A man ran into police holding a bag full of drugs after they spotted a stolen hire car from South Australia in a central western Queensland town car park.

Man banned from GKI Hideaway after music festival fight

Premium Content Man banned from GKI Hideaway after music festival fight

After a physical fight with other men, he obstructed a police officer and threatened to run away.

Woman helps friend break into home after eviction

Premium Content Woman helps friend break into home after eviction

The victim observed, via CCTV, people breaking into his house.

Drug-driver blames migraine for court no show

Premium Content Drug-driver blames migraine for court no show

Clinton Brian William Taylor also produced a second excuse.

Mum of four drove unlicensed to get cash

Premium Content Mum of four drove unlicensed to get cash

A woman drove unlicensed, in an unregistered and uninsured car to collect cash from a cousin.

Alleged criminals being kept in watch houses for weeks

Premium Content Alleged criminals being kept in watch houses for weeks

Alleged criminals have been spending weeks in the watch-house waiting for prison places to become available and some have not been receiving mail from their lawyers...

Thu 6 May 2021

CQ bookkeeper jailed for stealing $11,000 from company

Premium Content CQ bookkeeper jailed for stealing $11,000 from company

She claimed she had permission from the victim business and the money was a car loan for her to purchase a Nissan Patrol.

Named: Rocky’s drink and drug-drivers

Premium Content Named: Rocky’s drink and drug-drivers

Here’s the details of those who pleaded guilty last week.

How ‘erratic’ drug user accessed Brisbane quarantine hotel

Premium Content How ‘erratic’ drug user accessed Brisbane quarantine hotel

A mother of three who started using drugs about five years ago was spotted at a quarantine hotel behaving erratically.

Man accused of ramming into stationary car and burglary

Premium Content Man accused of ramming into stationary car and burglary

A man accused of ramming another vehicle which was stuck behind another vehicle, and burglary, was granted bail last month.

Woman, 20, in act of DV against her Child Safety lover

Premium Content Woman, 20, in act of DV against her Child Safety lover

Questions have been raised surrounding a young woman’s relationship with a former Child Safety officer after the woman was charged for breaching a domestic violence...

Wed 5 May 2021

Fishers vs GPC class action: New trial date due to COVID

Premium Content Fishers vs GPC class action: New trial date due to COVID

The first class action case to be tried in a Queensland court has moved its scheduled trial date due to COVID-19 restrictions impacting expert reports and evidence...

Miner drove through fence and into pole while on drugs

Premium Content Miner drove through fence and into pole while on drugs

An underground miner had amphetamines and methamphetamines in his system when he crashed his car. He also broke into a cemetery and stole items that belonged to the...

Man assaults two people after borrowed car not returned

Premium Content Man assaults two people after borrowed car not returned

A young man who took matters into his own hands after a car was borrowed and not returned attacked two people, breaking a woman’s nose.

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