November 2020

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 3:25 PM

This driver thought police were exaggerating the speed he was doing on the Gore Highway.

‘But officer, I was only a little over the speed limit’

This driver thought police were exaggerating the speed he was doing on the Gore Highway.

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 2:22 PM

The highest blood/alcohol reading among the group at 0.188 resulted in a 60-year-old man copping a sizeable fine and licence disqualification.

NAMED: Drink-drivers before Toowoomba Magistrates Court

The highest blood/alcohol reading among the group at 0.188 resulted in a 60-year-old man copping a sizeable fine and licence disqualification.

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 2:06 PM

The court heard some of the images and videos the man had were of the worst category of child exploitation material.

Toowoomba man jailed for appalling child sex videos

The court heard some of the images and videos the man had were of the worst category of child exploitation material.

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 1:18 PM

He told the constable “I hope you don’t like blood” before flicking blood with his finger at the police officer.

Jail time for drunk who flicked blood at a policeman

He told the constable “I hope you don’t like blood” before flicking blood with his finger at the police officer.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 4:57 PM

The reason I didn’t play much rugby was because those lineouts look suspiciously like a queue to me.

Taking cues from queues with no ‘than-queues’

The reason I didn’t play much rugby was because those lineouts look suspiciously like a queue to me.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 4:43 PM

The 65-year-old man has not been required to enter any pleas to the charges and no allegations have as yet been aired in court.

Toowoomba man on 148 child exploitation charges held in custody

The 65-year-old man has not been required to enter any pleas to the charges and no allegations have as yet been aired in court.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 3:00 PM

The 23-year-old made a spectacular debut for his first time in court pleading guilty to possessing a dangerous drug and tainted property which was $5500 cash.

Wilsonton man found with 200g of cannabis and $5500 cash

The 23-year-old made a spectacular debut for his first time in court pleading guilty to possessing a dangerous drug and tainted property which was $5500 cash.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 2:22 PM

After a knife fell from his pants, Toowoomba police did a pat down search of the 22-year-old during which his stash of cannabis was found.

Toowoomba man begged cops to give him his ‘weed’ back

After a knife fell from his pants, Toowoomba police did a pat down search of the 22-year-old during which his stash of cannabis was found.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 2:08 PM

The magistrate berated the mother of two for using drugs when the children are living in the home.

Magistrate scathing of drug using pregnant mother of two

The magistrate berated the mother of two for using drugs when the children are living in the home.

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 5:10 PM

His solicitor told the court a common threat to the 45-year-old was he failed to follow up on things.

Failing to ‘follow up’ leaves Toowoomba man with big fine

His solicitor told the court a common threat to the 45-year-old was he failed to follow up on things.

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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.