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Teenager Avoids Jail Sentence

A Sunshine Coast teenager who allegedly stalked, bashed and robbed a former friend has avoided jail so he can continue his mental health rehabilitation. Trae John Joseph Predo was 17 when he committed the offences against an 18-year-old friend last year. Judge Robertson yesterday referred to Predo's...

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Missing Mining Magnate

Criminal Lawyers Brisbane at Bosscher Lawyers' client, Markis Scott Turner was charged in 2011 with conspiring to import and traffic more than $20 million worth cocaine into the country, and was due to face a Brisbane Supreme Court trial on September 29 this year. But the...

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Police, lawyers warn of risks of the citizen’s arrest

After allegedly leaving a trail of damage that stretched three kilometres, a man was brought to an abrupt halt when Ipswich residents performed a citizen's arrest on Monday morning. Police said 10 cars had been damaged during the spree, with the drama ending when the man...

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Man who raped stepdaughter gives house to girl’s mum

A man who molested his stepdaughter has signed over his house to support her and her mother while he is in jail. Brisbane Criminal Lawyers at Bosscher Lawyers' Anna Smith told a court yesterday that her client knew he would emerge from prison with nothing and...

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Acquitted of Punching Woman in the Face

In the Toowoomba District Court, it took less than 15 minutes for a jury to find a man accused of punching a woman in the face not guilty. Bronson Charles Thomas Bartlett, 29, has pleaded not guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm of Jessica Peacock, 22,...