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Arrested man in handcuffs with hands behind back

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...

Man Punching Woman

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,...

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Man Released on Parole After Pub Fight

Two men who admitted stomping on a felled victim's head during a pub fight in Toowoomba have been jailed. Toowoomba criminal lawyer, Nathan Bouchier for both defendants, said the incident was another example of an alcohol-fuelled altercation which, unfortunately, had escalated. Magistrate Graham Lee sentenced one of...

Michael Bosscher Defends Accused Financial Planner

Michael Bosscher Defends Accused Financial Planner

A Brisbane financial planner accused of murdering a spiritual counsellor who was his client had lost focus in the weeks leading up to the alleged attack, a court has heard. Murder accused Trung Ma faced a committal hearing in Brisbane on Wednesday charged with murdering 63-year-old...