Bundaberg Court News

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Burnett Heads shooter to be deported after long prison term

premium_icon Burnett Heads shooter to be deported after long prison term

EDWARD Blair Kennedy, the man who shot at two people during a drug deal-turned-violent-robbery, has been sentenced to seven years behind bars.

Man granted parole after choking and abusing his partner

premium_icon Man granted parole after choking and abusing his partner

A MAN who strangled, suffocated and abused his partner on regular occasions has been released on parole.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

House sitter pawns holidaying family's things at Cashies

premium_icon House sitter pawns holidaying family's things at Cashies

A MAN serving out a suspended prison sentence for 101 counts of fraud has been jailed after pawning items he stole from a family he was house sitting for.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

$170K SUIT: School mum sues state after drop-off nightmare

premium_icon $170K SUIT: School mum sues state after drop-off nightmare

A MOTHER is suing the State Government for more than $170,000 after she fell and broke her wrist on a sloping pathway while dropping her children off at school.

Man jailed for threatening suicide in front of girlfriend

premium_icon Man jailed for threatening suicide in front of girlfriend

A BUNDABERG magistrate has voiced her concerns after a man who tried to kill himself in front of his girlfriend appeared before her in court.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

GOOD DEED PUNISHED: Man sucker punches bloke keeping peace

premium_icon GOOD DEED PUNISHED: Man sucker punches bloke keeping peace

A MAN trying to break up a fight between two drunk men had his good intentions bashed out of him when multiple blows to the face left him needing x rays.

'ARE YOU SERIOUS?' Disrespectful man schooled in court

premium_icon 'ARE YOU SERIOUS?' Disrespectful man schooled in court

A BUNDABERG man has been schooled in courtroom etiquette after bringing a disrespectful attitude to the bar table.

'LESSER OF 2 EVILS': Mum sells son weed to curb ice use

premium_icon 'LESSER OF 2 EVILS': Mum sells son weed to curb ice use

THEY say a mother will do anything for her child. But a Bundaberg woman has taken that notion to the extreme by repeatedly selling her meth-using son marijuana.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Man accused of attempted camp fire murder kept in custody

premium_icon Man accused of attempted camp fire murder kept in custody

A MAROOCHYDORE man charged with the torture and attempted murder of his partner has been remanded in custody.

SISTER ACT: Siblings steal hundreds from man in hospital

premium_icon SISTER ACT: Siblings steal hundreds from man in hospital

TWO sisters have each been sentenced to suspended terms of imprisonment after stealing from a person who dropped their wallet at Bundaberg Hospital.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

BUNDY COURT: 'Dad' ruins child's Christmas, steals presents

premium_icon BUNDY COURT: 'Dad' ruins child's Christmas, steals presents

A BUNDABERG man with "obvious" issues around domestic violence, drugs and alcohol has avoided serving actual time behind bars after turning into the Grinch.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

Mum on meth: Woman cops hefty penalty, fine for drug drives

premium_icon Mum on meth: Woman cops hefty penalty, fine for drug drives

A BUNDABERG mother of four has been fined $700 and lost her licence for 10 months after she was found drug-driving.

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Bargara high-range drink-driver's stunning admission

premium_icon Bargara high-range drink-driver's stunning admission

A DRINK-driver has appeared before the Bundaberg Magistrates Court after rolling his car on a Bargara road.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

RBT end of road for cane farmer

premium_icon RBT end of road for cane farmer

A WALLAVILLE sugar cane and cattle farmer plead guilty to three driving-related charges after he blew almost three times the legal limit.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Recovering alcoholic blows it in Bargara

premium_icon Recovering alcoholic blows it in Bargara

A RETIREE faced Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday after returning a roadside blood alcohol reading over twice the legal limit.

Unborn bub saves mum from prison

premium_icon Unborn bub saves mum from prison

"EXCEPTIONAL" circumstances and a high-risk pregnancy were the only things that kept Kia Louise Thomas from serving a term in prison.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Promising career, marriage destroyed by ice

premium_icon Promising career, marriage destroyed by ice

CAUTIONARY tale of just how quickly the drug ice can destroy a promising and productive life was evident as Phoebe Helen Leather stood in the dock.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Father of four fined for Lifeline charity bin theft

premium_icon Father of four fined for Lifeline charity bin theft

A BUNDABERG man has been fined $200 after stealing from a Lifeline charity bin.

Judge fines local business $80,000 for underpaying staff

premium_icon Judge fines local business $80,000 for underpaying staff

A BUNDABERG transport company has been fined $80,000 after underpaying one of its employees more than $11,000 over nine months.

Woman sends 13,000 texts, makes 20 calls a day to ex

premium_icon Woman sends 13,000 texts, makes 20 calls a day to ex

A WOMAN has faced the Bundaberg Magistrates Court after breaking a police protection order by sending over 13,000 texts to her former partner.

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