June 2019

Published a story 20th Jun 2019 7:34 AM

A GLADSTONE mum was falling asleep mid-sentence while talking to police after she crashed her car into a curb, a court was told.

'Silly mistake' on road costs motorist $700

A GLADSTONE mum was falling asleep mid-sentence while talking to police after she crashed her car into a curb, a court was told.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 3:47 PM

Police execute search warrant at plant operator's home and find four illegal crops.

'Stupid': Plant operator caught growing illegal crops

Police execute search warrant at plant operator's home and find four illegal crops.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 1:50 PM

A GLADSTONE man was completely unaware he could be going to prison after his violent bottle-o outburst at Tannum Sands while on a suspended jail term.

'So you're a f---ing cop?' Off-duty officer abused at pub

A GLADSTONE man was completely unaware he could be going to prison after his violent bottle-o outburst at Tannum Sands while on a suspended jail term.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 8:03 AM

A MUM who doesn't like being on the road has fronted court after she was caught driving 30 km over the speed limit on the highway to Gladstone.

Mum busted driving 30km over speed limit

A MUM who doesn't like being on the road has fronted court after she was caught driving 30 km over the speed limit on the highway to Gladstone.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 8:02 AM

A WOMAN attempting to live a Christian lifestyle has fronted court over a series of abusive text messages she sent to an ex.

Angry mum in court for series of abusive text messages

A WOMAN attempting to live a Christian lifestyle has fronted court over a series of abusive text messages she sent to an ex.

Published a story 16th Jun 2019 9:51 AM

PARAMEDICS are assessing a woman in her 60's after it was reported her vehicle ran off the road at Calliope this morning.

Woman, 60's injured in Bruce Hwy crash

PARAMEDICS are assessing a woman in her 60's after it was reported her vehicle ran off the road at Calliope this morning.

Published a story 16th Jun 2019 8:47 AM

Paramedics attended the crash after 2.42am on the Bruce Highway

Man hospitalised with spinal injuries after rollover

Paramedics attended the crash after 2.42am on the Bruce Highway

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 1:14 PM

A MAN who attacked a staff member and robbed a store after making a complaint about a "bad” pizza has been sentenced to prison.

Man attacks Domino's manager over 'poor' pizza quality

A MAN who attacked a staff member and robbed a store after making a complaint about a "bad” pizza has been sentenced to prison.

Published a story 12th Jun 2019 5:36 PM

Temptation proved too hard to resist when an accountant stole almost $800,000 from his employer, Heron Island Resort.

Accountant jailed for stealing $800K from island resort

Temptation proved too hard to resist when an accountant stole almost $800,000 from his employer, Heron Island Resort.

Published a story 10th Jun 2019 3:17 PM

THE Gladstone child of two convicted drug traffickers has narrowly avoided jail after her lawyer told a court it would put her client at "significant risk”.

Traffickers' daughter 'at risk' if sentenced to prison

THE Gladstone child of two convicted drug traffickers has narrowly avoided jail after her lawyer told a court it would put her client at "significant risk”.

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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.