Labourer fined for driving to get smokes while drunk

DRINKING heavily at a work barbecue, then driving to a shop to buy cigarettes when nearly four times the legal limit cost a Gladstone labourer $1500 and a six month licence disqualification.

Samuel Luke Young, 32, was stopped by police at 11.45pm in Clinton on May 23.

He told the officers he had consumed 10 drinks, beers and shots of spirits.



Accountant accused of $863K Heron Island Resort fraud

Accountant accused of $863K Heron Island Resort fraud

Jamieson Tatel Yu, 34, allegedly stole upwards of $863,000.

Thieves brazenly steal rural firey's equipment in Yarwun

Thieves brazenly steal rural firey's equipment in Yarwun

QFES rural firefighters' gear raided

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

Nancy Towner won't let her kids return to the same spot

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