Ipswich Court News

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Woman's abuse of disabled husband escalated in marriage

premium_icon Woman's abuse of disabled husband escalated in marriage

A protection order was taken out but she went on to stalk him.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Lemon drove mum, fiance to insurance swindle

premium_icon Lemon drove mum, fiance to insurance swindle

Her crime was described as the biggest mistake of her life, and one she "dragged" her fiance into.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Names of 19 Ipswich motorists caught drunk and drug driving

premium_icon Names of 19 Ipswich motorists caught drunk and drug driving

EVERY Monday Queensland Times publishes the names of drink and drug drivers who have appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

'White House' witnesses disappear as trafficker goes down

premium_icon 'White House' witnesses disappear as trafficker goes down

TEENS frequented the address to score drugs, with one even trading his mum's rings.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Mercedes going 'too fast' in Hyundai bingle

premium_icon Mercedes going 'too fast' in Hyundai bingle

A YOUNG woman lost control of her car on a bend, spinning into a drain before flipping.

Woman was 'bashed, tasered and locked in boot' court told

premium_icon Woman was 'bashed, tasered and locked in boot' court told

Bail for woman accused of terrifying home invasion and locking victim in car boot

'Deplorable selfish' father preyed on three little girls

premium_icon 'Deplorable selfish' father preyed on three little girls

AN Ipswich man repeatedly raped his own daughter, then turned his focus to her little friends.

Teen in strife over break-in, fire at train station

premium_icon Teen in strife over break-in, fire at train station

"School boy behaviour" landed one youthful offender before a senior judge.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Teen's eight convictions in 18 months 'not great'

premium_icon Teen's eight convictions in 18 months 'not great'

THE Magistrate heard the offender had a "terrible criminal history" that included multiple offences.

Accused says coffee table fall to blame for lover's injuries

premium_icon Accused says coffee table fall to blame for lover's injuries

POLICE have accused an Ipswich man of wielding a baseball bat in an attack on his girlfriend.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Alleged racist slur provoked neighbour to throw brick

premium_icon Alleged racist slur provoked neighbour to throw brick

HE admitted throwing it because “he was sick of them being disrespectful”.

Foreigner didn't know which lane to drive in

premium_icon Foreigner didn't know which lane to drive in

A JUDGE has told a foreign national that overseas drivers must learn Australia's road rules.

You won't believe what this druggy did to get his meth back

premium_icon You won't believe what this druggy did to get his meth back

Man gets two years in jail after losing his drugs in a toilet and offering a reward for their return

Pastor, friends look on as court locks up God-fearing farmer

premium_icon Pastor, friends look on as court locks up God-fearing farmer

With three prior convictions, James Bigbee ran out of chances to avoid jail when he admitted to the same offence again.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Cleaner's jewellery swindle undone after trade-in

premium_icon Cleaner's jewellery swindle undone after trade-in

There were no signs of forced entry to the home.

Offender wields lighter, attempts to set customer alight

premium_icon Offender wields lighter, attempts to set customer alight

A WOMAN was left fearing for her life after a stranger approached her at a service station bowser and threatened to ignite the fuel.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Teen on ice-fuelled spree dubbed a one-man crime wave

premium_icon Teen on ice-fuelled spree dubbed a one-man crime wave

His growing list of offences was compared to those of a seasoned adult offender.

Deadly home invasion toll still being felt

premium_icon Deadly home invasion toll still being felt

HIS mate was shot dead when intruders stormed an Ipswich home in a violent robbery.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

'I want him in jail': Plea to cops after step-dad's assault

premium_icon 'I want him in jail': Plea to cops after step-dad's assault

CONCERNED school teachers sounded the alarm when they noticed bruises on a young student.

Mum's meth dose for deportation stress backfires

premium_icon Mum's meth dose for deportation stress backfires

"She self-medicated for the way she was feeling and made the unfortunate decision."

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