Ipswich Court News

Wed 23 Sep 2020

How this toothless spitter copped a punch in the face

Premium Content How this toothless spitter copped a punch in the face

A man who spat on a police officer has been told he probably deserved the instant karma he received

Drunk groper torments women on bus

Premium Content Drunk groper torments women on bus

A man terrified two women on an Ipswich bus after making lewd comments and groping them

Cafe worker ‘shoulder barged’ after asking for COVID details

Premium Content Cafe worker ‘shoulder barged’ after asking for COVID details

A man assaulted a woman after becoming upset at being asked to fill out contact tracing information

Mon 21 Sep 2020

Dad of six jailed over $30,000 crime spree in stolen Jeep

Premium Content Dad of six jailed over $30,000 crime spree in stolen Jeep

The lawyer for a man jailed over a series of break-ins says he’s a law-abiding citizen when he is not on drugs

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Illegal dumper hit with $300,000 fine

Premium Content Illegal dumper hit with $300,000 fine

A court has found a waste operator continued to dump in excess of its limits, despite an application being turned down

‘High risk’ rapist filmed himself abusing blindfolded child

Premium Content ‘High risk’ rapist filmed himself abusing blindfolded child

An Ipswich judge is considering the punishment after hearing a sickening case of abuse on a child

Truckie ordered off road after motorist sounds alarm

Premium Content Truckie ordered off road after motorist sounds alarm

Police who were called to check on a truck driver found him in possession of the drug ice

Grocer turns to drugs, crime after flood devastation

Premium Content Grocer turns to drugs, crime after flood devastation

A father of three has narrowly avoided jail after pleading guilty to more than 30 charges

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Home invasion driver ‘didn’t know there would be a gun’

Premium Content Home invasion driver ‘didn’t know there would be a gun’

A man has escaped jail after admitting to his role in a terrifying home invasion

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Sacred site squabble ends up in court

Premium Content Sacred site squabble ends up in court

A man who tried to intervene in a fight between two brothers was assaulted for his trouble

Date rape victim faces ‘battle to leave house’

Premium Content Date rape victim faces ‘battle to leave house’

A woman has told of her personal torment after being raped and assaulted by a man she knew

Train driver’s emergency act for wayward track walker

Premium Content Train driver’s emergency act for wayward track walker

A magistrate has told a man his decision to walk across train tracks was a ‘gross act of stupidity’

Mon 14 Sep 2020

Government contractor accessed private data over 'grudge'

Premium Content Government contractor accessed private data over 'grudge'

A woman has been given a suspended jail term after abusing her access to Government data

Sat 12 Sep 2020

Bail refused for torture, kidnapping accused

Premium Content Bail refused for torture, kidnapping accused

A NSW man will remain in custody after his bid for bail on serious charges was refused

Fri 11 Sep 2020

Cop ‘may lose finger’ from teen’s cell assault

Premium Content Cop ‘may lose finger’ from teen’s cell assault

A teenager is in detention after crushing a policewoman’s finger in the door of a cell

‘Nothing but shame’: Drunk lashes out at four cops

Premium Content ‘Nothing but shame’: Drunk lashes out at four cops

Alcohol was blamed after a man assaulted four police officers who ‘were only trying to help’.

Police use phone tracking in case against torture accused

Premium Content Police use phone tracking in case against torture accused

One of five men charged with the brutal torture of an Ipswich businessman and his girlfriend has applied for bail

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Online predator sent back to jail for breaches

Premium Content Online predator sent back to jail for breaches

A father of four has been resentenced after breaching the conditions of his release from jail

Illegal dumpers won't learn from paltry fine

Premium Content Illegal dumpers won't learn from paltry fine

Ipswich's former coal mines are turning into gold mines for dumpers

Wed 9 Sep 2020

‘You’ll be lucky to live through it’: Prisoner’s threat

Premium Content ‘You’ll be lucky to live through it’: Prisoner’s threat

A man serving jail time made two dozen abusive and threatening phone calls to his partner

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