December 2019

Published a story 12th Dec 2019 5:49 PM

Kardell Lomas was due to face court today, instead a minute’s silence was held in tribute

Court dimisses charges after shock car boot discovery

Kardell Lomas was due to face court today, instead a minute’s silence was held in tribute

Published a story 12th Dec 2019 11:40 AM

A middle-aged woman caught up in a home invasion in which an elderly man was threatened to have his ear cut off with tree branch pruners will serve no jail time.

Woman stole house keys in home robbery of elderly man

A middle-aged woman caught up in a home invasion in which an elderly man was threatened to have his ear cut off with tree branch pruners will serve no jail time.

Published a story 12th Dec 2019 11:26 AM

An Ipswich woman received her second jail sentence for drink driving crimes that feature high alcohol readings.

Woman’s second jail term for erratic drink driving suspended

An Ipswich woman received her second jail sentence for drink driving crimes that feature high alcohol readings.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 3:49 PM

Police were quick to charge an Ipswich teenager after an incident on Monday afternoon

Teenager charged following stabbing

Police were quick to charge an Ipswich teenager after an incident on Monday afternoon

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 10:40 AM

A man wielding a machete and scissors attacked a house guest who’d just cooked up a batch of noodles for dinner.

Shut your f---ing mouth: man attacks houseguest with machete

A man wielding a machete and scissors attacked a house guest who’d just cooked up a batch of noodles for dinner.

Published a story 8th Dec 2019 8:31 PM

Every Monday the QT prints the names of drink and drug drivers across Ipswich.

21 drink and drug drivers named and shamed

Every Monday the QT prints the names of drink and drug drivers across Ipswich.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 9:18 AM

A truck driver with ice in his system was caught out when police spotted his unusual load, an Ipswich court has heard.

Iced up truckie busted after hauling a car on top of a truck

A truck driver with ice in his system was caught out when police spotted his unusual load, an Ipswich court has heard.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 8:27 AM

Four robbery co-accused were set to be sentenced when two of the offenders sacked their legal teams at the last minute.

Accused burglars sack lawyers in court delay

Four robbery co-accused were set to be sentenced when two of the offenders sacked their legal teams at the last minute.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:29 AM

An intruder fled from a house with bruised and sore testes after a resident grabbed, squeezed and twisted his manhood.

‘He’s got my nuts’: Home invader gets big squeeze

An intruder fled from a house with bruised and sore testes after a resident grabbed, squeezed and twisted his manhood.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:29 AM

A greyhound trainer’s case was thrown out of court when it was discovered the evidence against her was insufficient.

Dog trainer in court for baiting dogs with live piglet

A greyhound trainer’s case was thrown out of court when it was discovered the evidence against her was insufficient.

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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.