July 2019

Published a story 22nd Jul 2019 1:32 PM

A 48-YEAR-OLD man accused by the RSPCA as being involved in a dog fighting ring has pleaded not guilty to nine charges before Toowoomba Magistrates Court.

Dog fighting ring accused before Toowoomba court

A 48-YEAR-OLD man accused by the RSPCA as being involved in a dog fighting ring has pleaded not guilty to nine charges before Toowoomba Magistrates Court.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:01 PM

FIVE juveniles arrested on Saturday morning are due to appear in court this morning having spent the weekend in custody.

Five juveniles to face court over alleged joy ride

FIVE juveniles arrested on Saturday morning are due to appear in court this morning having spent the weekend in custody.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 11:35 AM

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of deliberately driving a stolen car into a police officer on motorbike is to take his case directly to the higher court.

Toowoomba man on 14 charges after alleged police assault

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of deliberately driving a stolen car into a police officer on motorbike is to take his case directly to the higher court.

Published a story 20th Jul 2019 9:16 AM

EVEN at the ripe old age of one, this toddler reckons it's never too early to prepare for later life.

This Toowoomba toddler is years before her time

EVEN at the ripe old age of one, this toddler reckons it's never too early to prepare for later life.

Published a story 19th Jul 2019 3:44 PM

HE WAS due to get out of prison in October but after pleading guilty to more similar offences, the magistrate decided he needed to spend more time in jail.

Repeat offending lengthens prisoner's release date

HE WAS due to get out of prison in October but after pleading guilty to more similar offences, the magistrate decided he needed to spend more time in jail.

Published a story 19th Jul 2019 3:05 PM

THE 37-year-old man expressed his hatred for police and then told them he would "bronze up" in the back of the police van, which he then did.

'Bronzing up' in police van lands Toowoomba man in jail

THE 37-year-old man expressed his hatred for police and then told them he would "bronze up" in the back of the police van, which he then did.

Published a story 19th Jul 2019 2:57 PM

THE Toowoomba man had a lengthy criminal history stemming from 10 years of drug use but he wanted to turn that around and move on.

Nine months pre-sentence custody time enough says judge

THE Toowoomba man had a lengthy criminal history stemming from 10 years of drug use but he wanted to turn that around and move on.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 2:04 PM

THE man had become angry when told the teenager had supplied a drug to a 12-year-old relative of his at a party and photographed it.

Man cops big fine for menacing text messages to teenager

THE man had become angry when told the teenager had supplied a drug to a 12-year-old relative of his at a party and photographed it.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 1:57 PM

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has "with some reluctance" granted a Newtown woman bail but imposed the strictest conditions on her.

Drug accused woman granted bail on strictest conditions

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has "with some reluctance" granted a Newtown woman bail but imposed the strictest conditions on her.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 2:25 PM

THE burglar got away with $250,000 worth of gold and jewellery but it's what he left behind that proved to be his undoing.

Bullion burglary fail lands Toowoomba man in jail

THE burglar got away with $250,000 worth of gold and jewellery but it's what he left behind that proved to be his undoing.

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Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.