Rape accused Gladstone dad, business owner slammed by magistrate for playing 'victim' card.
A GLADSTONE man told police he drank 24 cans of beer before getting behind the wheel and driving to his mother's house, a court was told.
There was no sign of the woman until she attended the Calliope Police Station the next day about 11.30am.
Magistrate says Bundaberg Rum can cause 'a lot of problems' to construction company owner who assaulted a security guard.
A GLADSTONE man who beat up, choked and "terrorised" his girlfriend for hours has himself become a victim while spending time behind bars for the offending.
The 28-year-old fronted Gladstone Magistrates Court yesterday and pleaded guilty to drink driving.
PARENTS of a Gladstone man felt 'blessed' when the 26-year-old was caught supply and in possession of meth, a court has heard.
Police also found 'graphic' messages to a 13-year-old girl on an app called 'Kik'.
Screams of terror could be heard on the video as the woman grabbed one of her daughter's by the hair and threw her into a couch.
A MAN involved in the sinister ruse of a 65-year-old woman during a week-long theft crime spree has been sentenced to three years in jail.
Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.