Bundaberg Court News

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Bundy businessman's lawyer told not to return empty handed

premium_icon Bundy businessman's lawyer told not to return empty handed

THE lawyer for a Bundaberg businessman facing four charges put forward by the Office of Fair Trading has been warned not to return to court empty handed.

Moving to Gladdy ends with drug relapse, jail

premium_icon Moving to Gladdy ends with drug relapse, jail

MOVING was meant to be a fresh start for Nikolas Jake Shorten, but it became the catalyst for a drug relapse ended with the 24-year-old behind bars.

'WE SHOULD WORRY': Bundy records most child crims in years

premium_icon 'WE SHOULD WORRY': Bundy records most child crims in years

TWELVE per cent of criminal charges in Bundaberg are against children.

Dad of 3-year-old stores meth chemicals for friend at home

premium_icon Dad of 3-year-old stores meth chemicals for friend at home

A DAD has been jailed after pleading guilty in a Bundy court to storing chemicals and items used to produce meth at the home where his three-year-old lived.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Offender on one way road to prison

premium_icon Offender on one way road to prison

CELEBRATING his 23rd birthday this week, Luke Gordon Cook is staring down the barrel of a traffic history that's put him at risk of spending time behind bars.

Mum of four goes on crime spree to fund drugs

premium_icon Mum of four goes on crime spree to fund drugs

A 25-YEAR-OLD woman was given a jail sentence after fronting court this week on more than a dozen traffic and stealing charges.

Mangrove thief cops $12,000 fine

premium_icon Mangrove thief cops $12,000 fine

A NEW South Welshman who couldn't be bothered getting a licence to collect mangroves decided to just help himself to almost 200 from the Elliott River.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

'No worries, Your Honour': Man's bizarre guilty plea

premium_icon 'No worries, Your Honour': Man's bizarre guilty plea

'AS THE old song says, you can't beat the law mate.' Those were the words Bundaberg man Shane Bradley Ryle spoke to a magistrate last week.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

VIDEO: Women accused of Thermomix fraud, $135k love trap

premium_icon VIDEO: Women accused of Thermomix fraud, $135k love trap

A BARGARA woman has been charged with multiple fraud offences for her alleged involvement in a romantic scam that left a young man $135,000 out of pocket.

Fingerprints link man to robbery

premium_icon Fingerprints link man to robbery

A 20-year-old man was charged by police almost two years after breaking into and robbing a Childers home, after his fingerprints placed him at the crime scene.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

'RAMPAGE': Man smashes ex's door, furniture and punches wall

premium_icon 'RAMPAGE': Man smashes ex's door, furniture and punches wall

A FORMER-Hervey Bay man who has breached various domestic violence orders seven different times in his life has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment.

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Bundy crim's desperate cat and mouse game to avoid police

premium_icon Bundy crim's desperate cat and mouse game to avoid police

FOUR stolen cars, four counts of dangerously operating a motor vehicle, five counts of failing to stop - one dangerous game of cat and mouse.

SUPREME COURT: Bundy firm's $14K debt claim brought to judge

premium_icon SUPREME COURT: Bundy firm's $14K debt claim brought to judge

A BUNDABERG firm that is owed more than $14,000 by a construction group has filed for the debtor company to be wound up in the Supreme Court.

Fri 29 Jun 2018

Man in court: 'I'm not that stupid'

premium_icon Man in court: 'I'm not that stupid'

THE circumstances which saw a man move a car 5m off the road while intoxicated, in full view of police, will be examined.

Learner driver, 49, asks magistrate for jail term

premium_icon Learner driver, 49, asks magistrate for jail term

A LEARNER driver has asked a magistrate to slap him with a wholly suspended jail term as a deterrent to keep him from getting behind the wheel.

Sun 24 Jun 2018

No conviction for man's DV order breaches

premium_icon No conviction for man's DV order breaches

A BUNDABERG man was lucky enough to walk away without a recorded conviction after being charged with two counts of contravening a domestic violence order.

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Legal dog fight over double pooch shooting

premium_icon Legal dog fight over double pooch shooting

A MAGISTRATE will ultimately have to determine whether the actions of a man who shot two pet dogs were reasonable.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Man accused of scaring students with fake gun

premium_icon Man accused of scaring students with fake gun

A MAN, 21, accused of threatening Bundaberg Tafe students with a replica gun will remain behind bars after a magistrate refused an application for bail.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Childers man jailed for sexually grooming, touching 14yo

premium_icon Childers man jailed for sexually grooming, touching 14yo

A Childers man who spent five weeks grooming a 14-year-old girl sent her explicit photos, texted her his sexual fantasies and touched her, a court has heard.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Bundy North man charged over fake gun threat at Tafe

premium_icon Bundy North man charged over fake gun threat at Tafe

DETECTIVES have charged a 21-year-old Bundaberg North man following an incident outside Bundaberg TAFE yesterday morning.

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