The 62-year-old had lost it in the Toowoomba pet store when told the dog food he’d ordered wasn’t in stock.
Spending three months in jail had helped him to get clean of drugs and get his life back on track, his solicitor said.
The mother of two had tried meth as an experiment but quickly became addicted and ended up acting as the “go between”.
He had sworn off cannabis use, attested to by hair follicle and urine tests which had been clean, the court heard.
The judge told the teenager had he committed this offence as an adult he would have gone to jail. “And you don’t want that”.
The 25-year-old not only needed supervision in the community she asked for it, her barrister told the court.
After week-long trial in Toowoomba District Court, the jury found the father and daughter not guilty of assaulting the mother and daughter during a road rage incident.
Just when you thought you’d mastered the English language, along comes more gender suitable terms.
The father and daughter are accused of assaulting a mother and daughter at traffic lights in Toowoomba’s CBD.
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.