April 2020

Published a story 4th Apr 2020 12:21 PM

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Toowoomba man had lasted just two days on a 15-month probation order before he was back offending.

Teen lasted two days on probation before re-offending

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Toowoomba man had lasted just two days on a 15-month probation order before he was back offending.

Published a story 4th Apr 2020 11:22 AM

POLICE are reminding people to remain civil when out shopping and not abuse supermarket staff who are just trying to do their job.

Man fined $800 for abusing supermarket staff

POLICE are reminding people to remain civil when out shopping and not abuse supermarket staff who are just trying to do their job.

Published a story 4th Apr 2020 10:20 AM

A TOOWOOMBA father of four claimed he had been given stolen credit cards which he then used multiple times for his own benefit.

Returning to bad habits puts father of four back in jail

A TOOWOOMBA father of four claimed he had been given stolen credit cards which he then used multiple times for his own benefit.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 3:21 PM

THERE'S nothing like getting one up on your brother and this Toowoomba man took advantage of the early morning hours - and the date.

Prankster has his brother looking at the calendar

THERE'S nothing like getting one up on your brother and this Toowoomba man took advantage of the early morning hours - and the date.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 3:09 PM

A BURGLAR who claimed he was so drunk he couldn't remember the crime was captured on CCTV doing the break-in and his fingerprints were left at the scene.

Burglar was so drunk he couldn't remember the crime

A BURGLAR who claimed he was so drunk he couldn't remember the crime was captured on CCTV doing the break-in and his fingerprints were left at the scene.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 3:01 PM

WHILE he had mental health issues, because he was on drugs at the time he did not have a mental health defence in law, his solicitor said.

Drug user assaulted hospital staff trying to help him

WHILE he had mental health issues, because he was on drugs at the time he did not have a mental health defence in law, his solicitor said.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 4:40 PM

THE panic buyers had left me out of toilet paper and panicking. It was then I had to take matters into my own hands... so to speak.

What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

THE panic buyers had left me out of toilet paper and panicking. It was then I had to take matters into my own hands... so to speak.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 1:55 PM

Toowoomba man jailed for speaking with his 'ex'

THE man had arranged to meet up with his ex-partner, the mother of his children, to discuss welfare payments and access to his children.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 1:11 PM

A 62-YEAR-OLD woman charged with knowingly laundering money in excess of $30,000 has had the matter mentioned in a Toowoomba court.

Toowoomba woman charged with money laundering

A 62-YEAR-OLD woman charged with knowingly laundering money in excess of $30,000 has had the matter mentioned in a Toowoomba court.

Published a story 1st Apr 2020 4:05 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of tracking his estranged partner to a "safe house" and assaulting her has been granted bail with strict conditions.

Man accused of tracking down ex at domestic 'safe house'

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of tracking his estranged partner to a "safe house" and assaulting her has been granted bail with strict conditions.

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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.