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Phoning 000 Ends Badly

A man who repeatedly called 000 was charged by police for being a nuisance. The Maroochydore Magistrates Court was told that Wayne Keir had called police four times. Lawyer Anna Smith said Mr Keir had suffered a significant brain injury in an accident in the 1980s, which...

Sunshine Coast Crime Spree

In the Maroochydore Magistrates Court, Matthew Hunt appeared to face numerous charges arising from a one-night Noosa rampage with his alleged 20-year-old co-offender, Nathan Bell. Defence lawyer Anna Smith from Bosscher Lawyers said drugs and alcohol had fuelled the opportunistic crimes. "At some point in the...

3 Months Jail for Police Assault

A Toowoomba man was convicted of assaulting an officer and sentenced to three months imprisonment in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court. It was alleged that Michael Jarvis had walked into the car park of the Toowoomba Police Station and proceeded to kick a police vehicle. Upon being...

Manslaughter Trial of Samuel Collins

In the Supreme Court of Queensland in Brisbane, 19 year old Samuel Collins is pleading not guilty to the charge of manslaughter, arising out of the death of David Eldridge. It is alleged that Samuel Collins was moving his sister's car into gear as she sat...

Not Guilty to Manslaughter Charges

A young man, charged with offences relating to the death of a 21 year old allegedly as a result of dangerous driving is pleading not guilty. In the Brisbane Magistrates Court, Samuel Collins is charged with manslaughter or, in the alternative, dangerous driving causing death arising...

Perils of Text Messaging

A 20-year-old Toowoomba man is about to spend three weeks in custody due to a spate of text messages, breaching a court order. The Toowoomba Magistrates Court heard that between January 5 and April 16, Anthony Zorzi sent between 10 and 20 threatening and abusive text...