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The 86-year-old gained notoriety when she was locked up in the Toowoomba watch house for a week over a neighbourhood dispute.
He later told police he had sculled a bottle of vodka before getting into his car and driving to Wilsonton.
The 33-year-old Toowoomba man accused of kidnapping, torture and assault was not required to be in court for the mention of his matters.
A defendant with one blow brought Toowoomba’s Supreme Court to a sudden halt this week.
A woman found sitting behind the wheel of her car with the keys in the ignition was found to under the influence of drugs and has been ordered off the road for 12 months.
A WOMAN who had only obtained her driver’s licence last month after seven years without it has been disqualified from driving for three months by the court.
The three women appeared before Toowoomba Supreme Court and pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.
Despite pleading guilty to 56 offences, including 51 counts of supplying cannabis, the 26-year-old with no criminal history walked out with no convictions recorded.
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.