Crime

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Offenders should be able to work to pay off debts

premium_icon Offenders should be able to work to pay off debts

OFFENDERS should be able to work off their fine debts with community service to combat the “revolving door” of imprisonment, an inquiry has heard.

Cyclist cops $400 fine for talking on phone

premium_icon Cyclist cops $400 fine for talking on phone

A CYCLIST has copped a $391 fine — and three demerit points — after he was caught using a mobile phone while riding his bike south of Brisbane today.

‘Scariest moment of my life’: victim’s genital chop threat

‘Scariest moment of my life’: victim’s genital chop threat

A MAN was lured to an apartment on the promise of sex but then imprisoned, threatened and robbed.

Man allegedly groomed teenager online, met up for sex

Man allegedly groomed teenager online, met up for sex

A MAN allegedly posed as a 17-year-old before telling the girl, 15, he was 27 and then meeting her for sex. He’s 35.

Three to face animal cruelty charge over 'neglected' horse

Three to face animal cruelty charge over 'neglected' horse

THE four-year-old retired racehorse was found at a property near Ipswich.

Violence has claimed seven women's lives in five days

Violence has claimed seven women's lives in five days

IT HAS been a horror month for domestic violence in Australia. And experts say if we don’t fix one factor, nothing will change.

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