May 2021

Published a story 14th May 2021 3:33 PM

Incredible prison brawl footage shows notorious crook Owen Keith Murphy filmed bashing fellow inmate over suspected drug deal gone wrong in prison. WATCH HERE:

WATCH: CCTV footage of prison brawl played to court

Incredible prison brawl footage shows notorious crook Owen Keith Murphy filmed bashing fellow inmate over suspected drug deal gone wrong in prison. WATCH HERE:

Published a story 14th May 2021 1:39 PM

His solicitor asked for an adjournment and told the court she would be seeking a date for sentencing of her client.

Accused bicycle thief expected to own up to his role in burglary

His solicitor asked for an adjournment and told the court she would be seeking a date for sentencing of her client.

Published a story 13th May 2021 4:07 PM

Come midnight in 1970s/80s Toowoomba, it’s was “last drinks” and get home.

The days when a night out in Toowoomba ended at midnight

Come midnight in 1970s/80s Toowoomba, it’s was “last drinks” and get home.

Published a story 13th May 2021 3:59 PM

Her deception left a man in his 70s who was living comfortably in retirement now $90,000 in debt.

Woman who ‘catfished’ five men out of $250,000 jailed

Her deception left a man in his 70s who was living comfortably in retirement now $90,000 in debt.

Published a story 13th May 2021 2:08 PM

The teenager had involved herself in her older brothers’ drug dealing business and trafficked to others in Toowoomba.

Toowoomba teen drug trafficker placed on two years probation

The teenager had involved herself in her older brothers’ drug dealing business and trafficked to others in Toowoomba.

Published a story 13th May 2021 7:58 AM

Drug offending had returned the 40-year-old to court after an absence of more than seven years.

A return to bad habits leaves Toowoomba man with big fines

Drug offending had returned the 40-year-old to court after an absence of more than seven years.

Published a story 13th May 2021 7:34 AM

The 21-year-old’s car was pulled over twice in two days and each time he had a surprise for cops in his jocks.

Cops catch man with ‘weed’ in his undies two days in a row

The 21-year-old’s car was pulled over twice in two days and each time he had a surprise for cops in his jocks.

Published a story 12th May 2021 5:11 PM

The Ben Currie fraud trial continued in Toowoomba Magistrates Court on Wednesday, with the court hearing a liquid the prosecution alleges was “optimizer” was found at an associate’s property.

Ben Currie trial hears officers allegedly seized ‘optimizer’

The Ben Currie fraud trial continued in Toowoomba Magistrates Court on Wednesday, with the court hearing a liquid the prosecution alleges was “optimizer” was found at an associate’s property.

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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.