February 2019

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 4:47 PM

A GRANDMOTHER has been jailed for supplying drugs to the Gladstone community after she was found with 500 grams of cannabis and thousands in cash.

Grandmother jailed, found with 500g drugs, cash, texts

A GRANDMOTHER has been jailed for supplying drugs to the Gladstone community after she was found with 500 grams of cannabis and thousands in cash.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 3:10 PM

EMERGENCY crews are working to contain a bushfire burning near Toolooa St and Gladstone Benaraby Rd.

Grassfire burning near Toolooa St

EMERGENCY crews are working to contain a bushfire burning near Toolooa St and Gladstone Benaraby Rd.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 11:25 AM

A GLADSTONE man who had to be under a 22 hour lock down in jail is set to be released on parole next month.

Jailed man in 22 hour lock down for 'his own safety'

A GLADSTONE man who had to be under a 22 hour lock down in jail is set to be released on parole next month.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 6:08 PM

At about 7am 330kg of ammonia was unintentionally released into the atmosphere through the site flare.

Orica fronts court for 330kg ammonia release

At about 7am 330kg of ammonia was unintentionally released into the atmosphere through the site flare.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:50 PM

The Alleged Black Uhlan Motorcycle Gang member was accused of extorting and assaulting two Agnes Water men.

Magistrate has conflict of interest with extortion accused

The Alleged Black Uhlan Motorcycle Gang member was accused of extorting and assaulting two Agnes Water men.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:47 PM

A GLADSTONE woman has been ordered to pay back all the money she stole on seven separate occasions from her employer.

CCTV captures employees several fraud transactions

A GLADSTONE woman has been ordered to pay back all the money she stole on seven separate occasions from her employer.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:46 PM

THOUSANDS of dollars in fines were handed out this week with 14 motorists fronting court on drink driving charges.

The 14 motorists fined for drink driving this week

THOUSANDS of dollars in fines were handed out this week with 14 motorists fronting court on drink driving charges.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 2:31 PM

A GLADSTONE man has been sentenced to jail for trashing a Calliope rental, forcing the owner to claim over $30,000 in damages.

Tenants from hell: Home owner claims $30k in damages

A GLADSTONE man has been sentenced to jail for trashing a Calliope rental, forcing the owner to claim over $30,000 in damages.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 10:17 AM

A MAN has been fined in court for tailgating several trucks on the Bruce Highway after the road was reopened following a fatal crash.

Man's huge fine for Bruce Highway tailgating

A MAN has been fined in court for tailgating several trucks on the Bruce Highway after the road was reopened following a fatal crash.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 11:26 AM

A GLADSTONE man has fronted court after he was caught on camera sexually assaulting a man and later that man's girlfriend.

'Family man' sexually assaults man and woman at pub

A GLADSTONE man has fronted court after he was caught on camera sexually assaulting a man and later that man's girlfriend.

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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.