September 2019

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 1:40 PM

A young man who failed to comply with a community service order was described as "lazy” when he faced court.

Magistrate's spray for man caught dodging community service

A young man who failed to comply with a community service order was described as "lazy” when he faced court.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 1:22 PM

A Virgin aircraft passenger was grabbed by Federal police when it was discovered his ticket was issued under a different name.

Basketballer caught with dodgy ticket flying to Melbourne

A Virgin aircraft passenger was grabbed by Federal police when it was discovered his ticket was issued under a different name.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 1:09 PM

A driver busted doing burnouts claimed it was his first time, an Ipswich court heard this week.

Holden burnout driver claims it was his first time

A driver busted doing burnouts claimed it was his first time, an Ipswich court heard this week.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 5:04 PM

A MOTHER was called before an Ipswich court this week for failing to ensure her teenage son attended school.

Battling mum in strife after son misses 100 days of school

A MOTHER was called before an Ipswich court this week for failing to ensure her teenage son attended school.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 5:09 PM

A POLICE hunch to search a woman's handbag in a servo just after 6am paid off when they found the drugs ice and marijuana.

Mother's downward spiral triggered by drug use

A POLICE hunch to search a woman's handbag in a servo just after 6am paid off when they found the drugs ice and marijuana.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 4:22 PM

SKID marks were left on the road near the ute with a group of onlookers standing nearby.

Ute hoon pays a big price

SKID marks were left on the road near the ute with a group of onlookers standing nearby.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 4:13 PM

WIPING away tears with clumps of tissues, an emotional Ipswich man told police how bad he felt when he found his girlfriend in bed with a naked man.

Boyfriend in tears over disturbing find

WIPING away tears with clumps of tissues, an emotional Ipswich man told police how bad he felt when he found his girlfriend in bed with a naked man.

Published a story 15th Sep 2019 5:42 PM

A DEFENCE lawyer conceded his client's past drug use might have triggered the man's strange decision to climb onto the roof of a house.

'Roofer's' high jinx antics led cops on merry dance

A DEFENCE lawyer conceded his client's past drug use might have triggered the man's strange decision to climb onto the roof of a house.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 4:17 PM

THE TICKING of a box proved the downfall of a man who attempted to transfer ownership of a stolen trailer into his name.

Man snared over trailer deception

THE TICKING of a box proved the downfall of a man who attempted to transfer ownership of a stolen trailer into his name.

Published a story 11th Sep 2019 5:17 PM

Police conducting RBT finds unlicensed driver with cash and drugs in pockets

Repeat offender busted for drugs, driving offences

Police conducting RBT finds unlicensed driver with cash and drugs in pockets

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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.