October 2019

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 7:15 AM

A landlord who kicked out a tenant from his rental home may have inadvertently been the trigger leading to a man drink driving more than twice the legal limit.

NAME AND SHAME: 24 drink and drug drivers in Ipswich

A landlord who kicked out a tenant from his rental home may have inadvertently been the trigger leading to a man drink driving more than twice the legal limit.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 5:01 PM

DIAMOND rings, gold bracelets and a Dyson vacuum cleaner were looted by two thieves as they ransacked a suburban home.

Heist nets $25,000 in property

DIAMOND rings, gold bracelets and a Dyson vacuum cleaner were looted by two thieves as they ransacked a suburban home.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 7:51 AM

An Ipswich man charged with the murder of Karawatha woman Megan Kirley is accused of an unrelated assault.

Man accused of murdering Megan Kirley up on fresh charges

An Ipswich man charged with the murder of Karawatha woman Megan Kirley is accused of an unrelated assault.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 7:41 AM

The man swerved and braked, with his vehicle later blocking the path of the ute on a suburban street.

Terrifying pursuit on highway ends in frantic triple-0 call

The man swerved and braked, with his vehicle later blocking the path of the ute on a suburban street.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 7:38 AM

A tradie lost thousands of dollars in tools when a thief broke into his secure work vehicle just before Christmas and stole the equipment of his trade.

Engraved tool theft hits tradie's hip pocket

A tradie lost thousands of dollars in tools when a thief broke into his secure work vehicle just before Christmas and stole the equipment of his trade.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 7:30 AM

A businessman has been busted in possession of handcuffs, tasers and police-issued uniform epaulettes.

Businessman busted with police-issue gear

A businessman has been busted in possession of handcuffs, tasers and police-issued uniform epaulettes.

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 11:02 AM

Ipswich residents were targeted when a northern NSW thief and his accomplice embarked on a cross-border crime spree.

Northern NSW thieves run amok in Ipswich

Ipswich residents were targeted when a northern NSW thief and his accomplice embarked on a cross-border crime spree.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 10:02 AM

A Honda sedan crashed through a house fence and struck a tree with passenger Ross Dawson getting out and fleeing.

Police injured in struggle with car crash runaway

A Honda sedan crashed through a house fence and struck a tree with passenger Ross Dawson getting out and fleeing.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 9:33 AM

A thief with an unquenchable thirst for Jack Daniels ended up stealing to satisfy his need.

Boozehound's cold room grab lands jail time

A thief with an unquenchable thirst for Jack Daniels ended up stealing to satisfy his need.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.