January 2020

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 9:51 AM

A GLADSTONE man said he had no idea the ‘Chinese happy seeds’ he bought from a website were drugs, a court was told.

Man, 61, fronts court for bizarre Wish.com purchase

A GLADSTONE man said he had no idea the ‘Chinese happy seeds’ he bought from a website were drugs, a court was told.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 9:29 AM

The 19-year-old woman threw her dirnk in his face before pushing him backwards by his throat and punching him four times in the head.

‘Very stupid’: Woman, 19 brutally assaults man at nightclub

The 19-year-old woman threw her dirnk in his face before pushing him backwards by his throat and punching him four times in the head.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 8:42 AM

A GLADSTONE man has been charged with more than 50 offences after a crime spree involving several stolen credit cards, break and enters and fraud.

Man spent $5000 on food and clothes with stolen card: police

A GLADSTONE man has been charged with more than 50 offences after a crime spree involving several stolen credit cards, break and enters and fraud.

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 9:00 AM

A “TRULY unique” Agnes Water home will go up for auction next month and is sure to attract interest for its vibrant and colourful design.

HOT PROPERTY: Rainbow home up for auction

A “TRULY unique” Agnes Water home will go up for auction next month and is sure to attract interest for its vibrant and colourful design.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 12:47 PM

A VEHICLE that came to a “screeching halt” in a parking lot caught the attention of nearby police and after an RBT, landed the driver in court.

Drink driver caught when car came to ‘screeching halt’

A VEHICLE that came to a “screeching halt” in a parking lot caught the attention of nearby police and after an RBT, landed the driver in court.

Published a story 13th Jan 2020 8:21 AM

A GLADSTONE man’s career will depend on a Magistrate’s verdict as to whether the drug-driver should lose his licence for repeated drug driving offences.

Dory skipper caught drug driving 10 days after court for same offence

A GLADSTONE man’s career will depend on a Magistrate’s verdict as to whether the drug-driver should lose his licence for repeated drug driving offences.

Published a story 13th Jan 2020 8:18 AM

A HIGH range drink driver told police he was doing “laps” when he was pulled over on Dalrymple Dr for driving a car without registration plates.

High range drink driver told police he was doing ‘laps'

A HIGH range drink driver told police he was doing “laps” when he was pulled over on Dalrymple Dr for driving a car without registration plates.

Published a story 13th Jan 2020 8:15 AM

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.

IN COURT: 84 people listed to appear in Gladstone today

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.

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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.