July 2019

Published a story 23rd Jul 2019 5:47 PM

A FATHER who landed six blows on a motorist during a violent road rage attack on Harvey Rd was sentenced in court on Monday.

Dad fined $1200 after violent road rage attack on Harvey Rd

A FATHER who landed six blows on a motorist during a violent road rage attack on Harvey Rd was sentenced in court on Monday.

Published a story 23rd Jul 2019 1:26 PM

A DEFENCE force veteran in court for drink driving burst into tears when a magistrate told him the community would always support him.

Veteran told community would still support him after DUI

A DEFENCE force veteran in court for drink driving burst into tears when a magistrate told him the community would always support him.

Published a story 23rd Jul 2019 8:17 AM

The 40-year-old returned a reading of .24 per cent - almost five times the legal alcohol limit.

'Devoted' mum drank bottle of wine before drink drive bust

The 40-year-old returned a reading of .24 per cent - almost five times the legal alcohol limit.

Published a story 23rd Jul 2019 8:16 AM

SEVEN motorists have been banned from the roads after fronting court on drink driving charges.

DRINK DRIVERS: 7 motorists banned from the roads

SEVEN motorists have been banned from the roads after fronting court on drink driving charges.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:50 PM

But he didn't attempt to contact the owner or hand it over to the police and instead used a number of the victim's cards in fraudulent transactions.

Gladstone man says he didn't steal wallet, he 'found' it

But he didn't attempt to contact the owner or hand it over to the police and instead used a number of the victim's cards in fraudulent transactions.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:49 PM

A GLADSTONE dad who "stupidly" took photos of himself with a handgun has been imprisoned.

Silly selfie lands Gladstone dad in prison

A GLADSTONE dad who "stupidly" took photos of himself with a handgun has been imprisoned.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 10:41 AM

A GLADSTONE mother who scammed the system for over three years and claimed over $35,000 in Centrelink benefits she wasn't entitled to has been jailed.

Gladstone mum jailed for $35K Centrelink fraud

A GLADSTONE mother who scammed the system for over three years and claimed over $35,000 in Centrelink benefits she wasn't entitled to has been jailed.

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 1:01 PM

A Gladstone truck driver has fronted court to fight an allegation of the hazardous use of high beams on Philip St.

Truck driver to contest 'hazardous' high beams on Philip St

A Gladstone truck driver has fronted court to fight an allegation of the hazardous use of high beams on Philip St.

Published a story 14th Jul 2019 1:32 PM

A FORMER businessman who fled the scene of a crash with a stash of drugs in his vehicle has been released on parole after spending nearly 100 days in prison.

Former businessman flees scene of car crash with drug stash

A FORMER businessman who fled the scene of a crash with a stash of drugs in his vehicle has been released on parole after spending nearly 100 days in prison.

Published a story 12th Jul 2019 2:45 PM

A GLADSTONE removalist suffering a severe back injury tried several prescription pain medications before he found a drug that worked.

Worker says painkillers gave him 'horrendous' side-effects

A GLADSTONE removalist suffering a severe back injury tried several prescription pain medications before he found a drug that worked.

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Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.