May 2020

Published a story 29th May 2020 7:42 PM

Armed bike rider cornered until police arrive at the scene

Dramatic citizen’s arrest on man wielding crowbar

Armed bike rider cornered until police arrive at the scene

Published a story 29th May 2020 5:48 PM

Man decides to make drugs to avoid underworld figures

Drug maker ‘sick of dirty drugs’ court told

Man decides to make drugs to avoid underworld figures

Published a story 29th May 2020 4:55 PM

Youth was on side of Ipswich teen making a few bucks dealing drugs

Suspended jail for dope deals to mates

Youth was on side of Ipswich teen making a few bucks dealing drugs

Published a story 27th May 2020 5:25 PM

Men attacked men with a baseball bat and car windscreens smashed during angry confrontation between residents and hoons.

Mob of armed ‘cowardly’ hoons in street fracas

Men attacked men with a baseball bat and car windscreens smashed during angry confrontation between residents and hoons.

Published a story 27th May 2020 12:18 PM

Man flees from police, runs red light and mounts footpath

Car thief on ‘weed and ice’

Man flees from police, runs red light and mounts footpath

Published a story 23rd May 2020 3:28 PM

Drink driver Rhyse Redman was busted behind the wheel when over twice the legal alcohol limit

Drink, drug drivers named and shamed

Drink driver Rhyse Redman was busted behind the wheel when over twice the legal alcohol limit

Published a story 23rd May 2020 12:36 PM

Police had opposed bail for Taulapapa Taufao.

Police allege tow truck driver had stolen car on his truck

Police had opposed bail for Taulapapa Taufao.

Published a story 22nd May 2020 6:20 PM

Violence erupted and hammers and poles were used in attack

Neighbourhood dispute ends with men in hospital

Violence erupted and hammers and poles were used in attack

Published a story 22nd May 2020 6:00 PM

Man who threatened “the dog” accused of murdering his niece, behaved “impeccably” in jail

Man behaves in jail after threats of violence

Man who threatened “the dog” accused of murdering his niece, behaved “impeccably” in jail

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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.