Ipswich Court News

Mon 10 May 2021

Explosives in car offender back in court

Premium Content Explosives in car offender back in court

A man jailed after being found with explosives outside Redbank Plaza has pleaded guilty to a string of new charges

Thu 6 May 2021

Police dog attacker thought he was saving son

Premium Content Police dog attacker thought he was saving son

A father claimed he did not realise it was a police dog that had a hold of his son’s arm.

Man allegedly murdered over $10,000 meth deal

Premium Content Man allegedly murdered over $10,000 meth deal

Witnesses have described discussions that took place leading up to the alleged murder of Paul Rock.

Tue 4 May 2021

Police dog puts bite on alleged Woolies raider

Premium Content Police dog puts bite on alleged Woolies raider

Four men have been charged over break-ins at Woolworths supermarkets

Repeat disqualified rider told he is jail bound

Premium Content Repeat disqualified rider told he is jail bound

A man caught riding a motorcycle while disqualified on three occasions has been sentenced

Toes missing and maggots in dog’s painful rotting wound

Premium Content Toes missing and maggots in dog’s painful rotting wound

An Ipswich woman has been banned from owning pets for three years after her rottweiler had to be put down.

Serial road offender warned she may never hold licence again

Premium Content Serial road offender warned she may never hold licence again

An Ipswich woman went before court on her 11th offence for driving while disqualified. She has a 14 pages of criminal history and 10 pages of traffic history

‘Prolific’ thief targeted jewellery store, hotel

Premium Content ‘Prolific’ thief targeted jewellery store, hotel

Free perfume, vodka and jewellery were on the hit list for a thief who struck at a jewellery store, bottle shop, a hotel and a chemist store in across Ipswich and...

Mon 3 May 2021

Woman ordered to pay $7000 in  costs for neglected pets

Premium Content Woman ordered to pay $7000 in costs for neglected pets

Four puppies were found to be underweight with their hips and ribs visible. Two cats were found emaciated with dental diseases

Sun 2 May 2021

In hot water: Police catch teen driving without license

Premium Content In hot water: Police catch teen driving without license

The driver had just picked up an old hot water system when he came under police scrutiny

‘Jealousy and control’: Man granted parole after DV offences

Premium Content ‘Jealousy and control’: Man granted parole after DV offences

A jilted lover who apparently sent his estranged girlfriend messages and even gifts despite a protection order preventing contact went on to assault her

Fri 30 Apr 2021

Labrador thief had asked owner to sell

Premium Content Labrador thief had asked owner to sell

A man charged with stealing a pet dog claimed it had escaped several times

Catholic conspiracy theorist in bail bid

Premium Content Catholic conspiracy theorist in bail bid

An Ipswich freedom of speech advocate has complained he cannot organise his defence while in jail

Mum’s commitment to staying clean saves her from jail

Premium Content Mum’s commitment to staying clean saves her from jail

A magistrate has praised a woman with her efforts at rehabilitation since being charged with multiple counts of stealing

Thu 29 Apr 2021

Magistrate calls for swift action in kidnap, torture case

Premium Content Magistrate calls for swift action in kidnap, torture case

Defence lawyers for the men accused of a brutal kidnap and torture have complained about delays

Dad convicted of rape in ‘highly unusual’ circumstances

Premium Content Dad convicted of rape in ‘highly unusual’ circumstances

A man was found to have raped the woman despite the pair having had consensual sex moments earlier

Wed 28 Apr 2021

‘Wannabe drunk QC’ in strife for tirade at cops

Premium Content ‘Wannabe drunk QC’ in strife for tirade at cops

An apprentice questioned police about the constitution and told them his father was a barrister, and it didn’t go down well

Tue 27 Apr 2021

Alarm catches bumbling car thieves off guard

Premium Content Alarm catches bumbling car thieves off guard

The victim of a car theft accosted two offenders in his front driveway

Boy assaulted during game of hide and seek

Premium Content Boy assaulted during game of hide and seek

Police became involved following the second of the assaults against the victim

Man who slapped cop ‘needed to vomit’

Premium Content Man who slapped cop ‘needed to vomit’

A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer under somewhat unusual circumstances

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