November 2019

Published a story 13th Nov 2019 4:19 PM

THE truck driver who admitted to causing the death of a work colleague on a Toowoomba worksite received a fully suspended jail sentence.

Death driver's sentence brings closure for family

THE truck driver who admitted to causing the death of a work colleague on a Toowoomba worksite received a fully suspended jail sentence.

Published a story 13th Nov 2019 11:14 AM

A TOOWOOMBA woman accused by police of striking her six-year-old son across the bottom with a wooden spoon has been acquitted at trial.

Toowoomba mum acquitted of striking son with wooden spoon

A TOOWOOMBA woman accused by police of striking her six-year-old son across the bottom with a wooden spoon has been acquitted at trial.

Published a story 12th Nov 2019 12:50 PM

A 15-YEAR-OLD Chinchilla boy accused of a crime spree stretching from Hervey Bay to the Western Downs has been remanded in custody.

Teenager accused of crime spree remanded in custody

A 15-YEAR-OLD Chinchilla boy accused of a crime spree stretching from Hervey Bay to the Western Downs has been remanded in custody.

Published a story 11th Nov 2019 3:13 PM

A MAN with a history of driving offences has been disqualified from driving for some years after he was dobbed in to police by a witness who saw him driving.

Toowoomba man ordered off the roads for years

A MAN with a history of driving offences has been disqualified from driving for some years after he was dobbed in to police by a witness who saw him driving.

Published a story 11th Nov 2019 2:23 PM

A WILSONTON man caught twice breaching his bail conditions ended up back in the watch house on a list of charges.

It wasn't one of this offender's better weeks

A WILSONTON man caught twice breaching his bail conditions ended up back in the watch house on a list of charges.

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 3:41 PM

HOSPITAL staff are used to seeing strange things in the emergency department but just where this man had his drugs stashed....

This man's drugs were a real bummer

HOSPITAL staff are used to seeing strange things in the emergency department but just where this man had his drugs stashed....

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 12:42 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man who police claim to be a notorious child sex offender has had more charges laid against him.

Toowoomba man on 90-plus child sex charges

A TOOWOOMBA man who police claim to be a notorious child sex offender has had more charges laid against him.

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 8:37 AM

THE man admitted to using drugs for 10 years but had only recently taken to ice and had been picked up drug-driving three times.

Homeless man living in his car cops list of traffic charges

THE man admitted to using drugs for 10 years but had only recently taken to ice and had been picked up drug-driving three times.

Published a story 7th Nov 2019 5:11 PM

TO SAY the steaks had gone off would be an understatement, my cat wouldn't even stay in the kitchen with me.

The steaks had never been higher than this

TO SAY the steaks had gone off would be an understatement, my cat wouldn't even stay in the kitchen with me.

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Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.