June 2019

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 1:20 PM

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has warned an Irish national that if he's caught driving while disqualified again he could risk time in an Australian jail.

Begorrah! Next time you go to jail, magistrate warns

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has warned an Irish national that if he's caught driving while disqualified again he could risk time in an Australian jail.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 1:11 PM

A MAN has been jailed for two separate dangerous driving incidents in Toowoomba that left a husband and wife taken to hospital.

Jailed for third and fourth dangerous driving offences

A MAN has been jailed for two separate dangerous driving incidents in Toowoomba that left a husband and wife taken to hospital.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 2:46 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man had lost his temper and assaulted his mother after she turned off the Internet at the family home.

Man punched mum after she turned off his internet: Court

A TOOWOOMBA man had lost his temper and assaulted his mother after she turned off the Internet at the family home.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 2:38 PM

THE teenager had already compiled a serious criminal history before he appeared in court to plead guilty to his latest offending.

Six pages of criminal history didn't help teenager's cause

THE teenager had already compiled a serious criminal history before he appeared in court to plead guilty to his latest offending.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 2:05 PM

THE Toowoomba magistrate berated the woman who had "thumbed her nose at the court" by breaching a court order not to drive.

Single mother 'thumbed her nose at the court': Magistrate

THE Toowoomba magistrate berated the woman who had "thumbed her nose at the court" by breaching a court order not to drive.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 1:43 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of firing a shortened firearm at police when resisting arrest has had his charges adjourned.

Toowoomba man before court on attempted murder charges

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of firing a shortened firearm at police when resisting arrest has had his charges adjourned.

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 5:40 PM

A JURY took four and a half hours to return not guilty verdicts on all three charges of rape against a former Toowoomba psychiatrist.

Former Toowoomba psychiatrist found not guilty of rape

A JURY took four and a half hours to return not guilty verdicts on all three charges of rape against a former Toowoomba psychiatrist.

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 2:05 PM

A CRIMINAL history that included similar offending worked against the Toowoomba woman who was jailed for her latest offences.

Criminal history goes against jailed Toowoomba mum

A CRIMINAL history that included similar offending worked against the Toowoomba woman who was jailed for her latest offences.

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 2:01 PM

WHISPERS: Gossip and funny stories from around Toowoomba and beyond.

When 'first' is not necessarily a winner

WHISPERS: Gossip and funny stories from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 1:12 PM

ASKED by police why he had involved himself in the crimes, the 21-year-old replied "That's what the boys' do", the court heard.

'Ice' and mates a bad mix for Toowoomba offender

ASKED by police why he had involved himself in the crimes, the 21-year-old replied "That's what the boys' do", the court heard.

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Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.