July 2020

Published a story 11th Jul 2020 3:31 PM

The offenders would simply walk out past staff without payment.

Ice addict’s sneaky scheme rips off Bunnings for thousands

The offenders would simply walk out past staff without payment.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 1:36 PM

A woman has admitted to her part in the risky rip-off of the major supermarket

Coles fleeced in $20,000 organised grocery scam

A woman has admitted to her part in the risky rip-off of the major supermarket

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 12:24 PM

Police spotted a man wearing a balaclava while driving before trying to intercept him

Balaclava wearing ice addict triggered ‘irrational’ chase

Police spotted a man wearing a balaclava while driving before trying to intercept him

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 5:00 PM

Magistrate labels Ipswich woman an utter nuisance after hearing of her string of offending

‘Serial pest’ jailed after string of offences

Magistrate labels Ipswich woman an utter nuisance after hearing of her string of offending

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 4:40 PM

A woman is accused of failing to provide proper care to an elderly person at a rural property

Cruelty accused gets all clear to cross-examine witnesses

A woman is accused of failing to provide proper care to an elderly person at a rural property

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 4:25 PM

Court hears man charged with disqualified driving has shocking history while behind the wheel

FIFO dad on final warning before jail

Court hears man charged with disqualified driving has shocking history while behind the wheel

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 10:17 AM

An Ipswich court has heard a man was lucky to escape being bitten by a police dog after climbing a 100m tower

‘Yes you are an idiot’: Magistrate blasts tower climber

An Ipswich court has heard a man was lucky to escape being bitten by a police dog after climbing a 100m tower

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 1:53 PM

A businessman has faced an Ipswich court of multiple charges of failing to supply goods and services

Shed supplier charges add up to tens of thousands of dollars

A businessman has faced an Ipswich court of multiple charges of failing to supply goods and services

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 4:55 PM

A court has heard how a man stole a grandmother’s purse when she took a smoke break at a popular tavern

Pokie pick pocket targets 80-year-old victim

A court has heard how a man stole a grandmother’s purse when she took a smoke break at a popular tavern

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.