February 2019

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 3:35 PM

A midnight police pursuit of a potentially deadly driver loose on Ipswich roads didn't stop despite the speeding driver's car tyres being deflated.

Drug user does 170km/h in police pursuit with deflated tyres

A midnight police pursuit of a potentially deadly driver loose on Ipswich roads didn't stop despite the speeding driver's car tyres being deflated.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 3:31 PM

Holding a knife against his victim's cheek, James Craigen robbed an innocent shopper.

Bandit's 'brazen' robbery of innocent shopper at knifepoint

Holding a knife against his victim's cheek, James Craigen robbed an innocent shopper.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 6:26 PM

THE blow left the police officer reeling with a painful injury to his left eye socket.

Christmas Day headbutt floors sergeant

THE blow left the police officer reeling with a painful injury to his left eye socket.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 6:00 PM

A WOMAN walking to Ipswich train station took up an offer of a lift but instead was driven to bushland, threatened and robbed at knife point.

Thug's Crocodile Dundee line during knife attack

A WOMAN walking to Ipswich train station took up an offer of a lift but instead was driven to bushland, threatened and robbed at knife point.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 5:39 PM

SOCCER is known as a great unifier of people but that was not the case when some kids kicking a football led to a nasty confrontation.

Bones break, punches fly as footy game erupts in violence

SOCCER is known as a great unifier of people but that was not the case when some kids kicking a football led to a nasty confrontation.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 6:56 PM

THE details of the race-day confrontation emerged in Ipswich Magistrates Court after Irvine was charged over the incident.

RAAF man uses 'US marine technique' in race day brawl

THE details of the race-day confrontation emerged in Ipswich Magistrates Court after Irvine was charged over the incident.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 6:35 PM

CASSANDRA Jackson advertised a chihuahua puppy online and a woman paid her $650, but the cute pooch never arrived.

Puppy seller's shocking criminal history

CASSANDRA Jackson advertised a chihuahua puppy online and a woman paid her $650, but the cute pooch never arrived.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 6:22 PM

A GIRL who was offered unknown pills by a young woman she met while out walking later awoke to discover she'd been given sleeping tablets.

Distressing flashbacks, semen reveal sexual offence

A GIRL who was offered unknown pills by a young woman she met while out walking later awoke to discover she'd been given sleeping tablets.

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 3:42 PM

Prior charges Daniel Herrero had been convicted of included numerous property offences.

'Deplorable' history of thieving criminal shocks prosecutor

Prior charges Daniel Herrero had been convicted of included numerous property offences.

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 3:40 PM

Each week the QT publishes the names of people who have appeared in court charged with drink or drug driving.

22 people caught drink or drug driving in Ipswich

Each week the QT publishes the names of people who have appeared in court charged with drink or drug driving.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.