Woman, 61, tells court she keeps air rifle to kill rats

POSSESSING a firearm without a licence cost a 61-year-old woman a $450 fine in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court.

Susan Lynette Ciaramella pleaded guilty on Thursday, saying she kept the air rifle to kill rats.

Magistrate Graeme Tatnell ordered the weapon be forfeited to the crown for destruction.



Warning of potential sink hole at tourism hotspot

Warning of potential sink hole at tourism hotspot

Residents have been urged to be cautious.

Damaged Rocky bridges to undergo repairs next week

Damaged Rocky bridges to undergo repairs next week

Detours in place and emergency vehicle access will be maintained

Ute rollover at Gracemere, vehicle believed to be totalled

Ute rollover at Gracemere, vehicle believed to be totalled

Emergency services are on route to the scene

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