January 2019

Published a story 21st Jan 2019 4:51 PM

A Marcoola fisherman accused of a daring smash and grab at a Coast pharmacy will be assessed after concerns he's not mentally fit to face court.

Accused pharmacy burglar to undergo mental health check

A Marcoola fisherman accused of a daring smash and grab at a Coast pharmacy will be assessed after concerns he's not mentally fit to face court.

Published a story 21st Jan 2019 4:13 PM

A woman who suffered minor injuries after she deliberately drove her car off a cliff in a popular park has been fined and disqualified from driving.

Deliberately driving off cliff costs woman $1000

A woman who suffered minor injuries after she deliberately drove her car off a cliff in a popular park has been fined and disqualified from driving.

Published a story 21st Jan 2019 2:53 PM

A young mum accused of drug trafficking sobbed hysterically after she was remanded in custody for breaching her bail twice in the 11 days since her freedom.

Young mum accused of drug trafficking breaches bail

A young mum accused of drug trafficking sobbed hysterically after she was remanded in custody for breaching her bail twice in the 11 days since her freedom.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 5:24 PM

A vigilante who claimed he was defending a town from firework attacks when he assaulted a man has said he's been persecuted his whole life for helping people.

'I'm a warrior': Vigilante saves town from firework attacks

A vigilante who claimed he was defending a town from firework attacks when he assaulted a man has said he's been persecuted his whole life for helping people.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 4:38 PM

After being arrested on suspicion of driving a stolen car, a man was instead fined for just being in possession of the car's keys.

Police fail to prove man drove stolen car

After being arrested on suspicion of driving a stolen car, a man was instead fined for just being in possession of the car's keys.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 3:58 PM

A MAN who drunkenly assaulted a police officer and tried to show his penis to women on Ocean St has been spared prison after begging a magistrate for 'mercy'.

'Give me mercy': Junk flasher, cop basher spared prison

A MAN who drunkenly assaulted a police officer and tried to show his penis to women on Ocean St has been spared prison after begging a magistrate for 'mercy'.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 3:05 PM

An 18-year-old will have to pay almost $1500 in fines and compensation after he punched a high-school student in the face because he thought he laughed at him.

'Eshay' assaults teen for laughing at him on bus

An 18-year-old will have to pay almost $1500 in fines and compensation after he punched a high-school student in the face because he thought he laughed at him.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 5:50 PM

A keen AFL player who couldn't keep his voice down was followed by police after announcing his intentions to drive home drunk.

AFL player tells police he's about to drive drunk

A keen AFL player who couldn't keep his voice down was followed by police after announcing his intentions to drive home drunk.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 3:57 PM

Two drunk teenagers verbally abused a service station attendant over a broken fuel pump.

Worker abused by drunk teens over broken fuel pump

Two drunk teenagers verbally abused a service station attendant over a broken fuel pump.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 2:52 PM

A woman had her New Year's eve kiss with a breathalyser and brought in the first day of January in a police station where she was charged with drink driving.

Not much to celebrate with New Year's Eve at police station

A woman had her New Year's eve kiss with a breathalyser and brought in the first day of January in a police station where she was charged with drink driving.

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