A FORMER businessman who fled the scene of a crash with a stash of drugs in his vehicle has been released on parole after spending nearly 100 days in prison.
A GLADSTONE removalist suffering a severe back injury tried several prescription pain medications before he found a drug that worked.
Gladstone residents can get a taste of CBD living with ocean views this weekend with the open home inspection
FIVE drink drivers fronted court this week. Of the five, three motorists blew over the middle alcohol reading.
A GLADSTONE dad has been described as "incredibly irresponsible and selfish" after a court heard he drove at 171km an hour on the Bruce Hwy with four children.
The 19-year-old teen returned a reading of .203 per cent. Other motorists blew readings of .156 per cent and .135 per cent.
"I stepped in, I pulled her off my missus and a security guard tackled me from behind."
A GLADSTONE man has been jailed after a magistrate said his reckless and dangerous driving "could have killed a whole family”.
A GLADSTONE man asked to hug his family before he was taken to jail for several traffic offences including a drunken drive to KFC for a feed.
Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.