May 2018

Published a story 18th May 2018 10:06 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Queensland Police will hire four new prosecutors in the wake of reports of overwhelming workloads and staffing shortfalls.

Extra prosecutors set to relieve pressure

EXCLUSIVE: Queensland Police will hire four new prosecutors in the wake of reports of overwhelming workloads and staffing shortfalls.

Published a story 17th May 2018 6:30 PM

AN AIRLIE Beach bartender has been jailed after a police raid unearthed evidence he had been peddling ecstasy and marijuana.

Airlie Beach bartender's bid to dodge jail-time falls flat

AN AIRLIE Beach bartender has been jailed after a police raid unearthed evidence he had been peddling ecstasy and marijuana.

Published a story 17th May 2018 6:02 PM

A WEST Mackay man has admitted to two counts of attempted murder after two people were severely beaten and ended up in hospital last year.

Victims severely beaten: Man guilty of attempted murders

A WEST Mackay man has admitted to two counts of attempted murder after two people were severely beaten and ended up in hospital last year.

Published a story 17th May 2018 4:15 PM

He is accused of threatening a taxi driver with a gun while trying to flee police earlier this week and he has now been locked up.

REVEALED: Identity of alleged taxi gunman

He is accused of threatening a taxi driver with a gun while trying to flee police earlier this week and he has now been locked up.

Published a story 17th May 2018 1:38 PM

A BEACONSFIELD man allegedly found in possession of 1600 ecstasy pills, $65,000 cash and a stash of marijuana has been freed on bail.

Beaconsfield man in court over alleged stash of pills, cash

A BEACONSFIELD man allegedly found in possession of 1600 ecstasy pills, $65,000 cash and a stash of marijuana has been freed on bail.

Published a story 16th May 2018 9:45 PM

'Gross abuse of trust' and a 'kick in the guts'

Mackay businessman speaks after 'star manager' fraud

'Gross abuse of trust' and a 'kick in the guts'

Published a story 16th May 2018 9:33 PM

A THIRD Mackay man involved in the samurai sword killing of Tyrone 'Tubby' Baynton has been sentenced to nine years jail.

Third Mackay man jailed over samurai sword manslaughter

A THIRD Mackay man involved in the samurai sword killing of Tyrone 'Tubby' Baynton has been sentenced to nine years jail.

Published a story 16th May 2018 4:22 PM

A MACKAY office manager defrauded her employer while dependant on the drug ice and acting as a free "driver and part-time secretary" for her big-time dealer.

Ice addict defrauds long-time Mackay business

A MACKAY office manager defrauded her employer while dependant on the drug ice and acting as a free "driver and part-time secretary" for her big-time dealer.

Published a story 15th May 2018 8:39 PM

A Netherdale man accused of a string of firearm and drug offences, including the possession of a silencer gun attachment, is yet to enter pleas.

Pioneer Valley man accused of having illegal guns, silencer

A Netherdale man accused of a string of firearm and drug offences, including the possession of a silencer gun attachment, is yet to enter pleas.

Published a story 15th May 2018 8:35 PM

A MACKAY boilermaker stung trafficking ice and marijuana in the region has linked a car crash to his descent into addiction and drug dealing.

Boilermaker links ice, marijuana trafficking to car crash

A MACKAY boilermaker stung trafficking ice and marijuana in the region has linked a car crash to his descent into addiction and drug dealing.

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