October 2020

Published a story 22nd Oct 2020 1:53 PM

A Highfields man has paid the price for a friend leaving drugs behind in his home.

Man pays the price for ‘friend’ leaving drugs in his home

A Highfields man has paid the price for a friend leaving drugs behind in his home.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2020 1:30 PM

The old adage that if a deal sounds too good to be true it probably is, was true for a Flagstone Creek man who said he bought a skidsteer loader that turned out to be stolen.

Man’s ‘too good to be true deal’ turned out to be bad deal

The old adage that if a deal sounds too good to be true it probably is, was true for a Flagstone Creek man who said he bought a skidsteer loader that turned out to be stolen.

Published a story 21st Oct 2020 2:32 PM

A Toowoomba woman with a history of shoplifting has been sent back to jail for her latest theft spree.

Serial shoplifter sent back to prison

A Toowoomba woman with a history of shoplifting has been sent back to jail for her latest theft spree.

Published a story 21st Oct 2020 1:56 PM

Failing to provide a sample of breath for testing and driving while disqualified has left a Toowoomba man with a suspended jail term and three years off the road.

Failing to provide breath test lands driver with jail term

Failing to provide a sample of breath for testing and driving while disqualified has left a Toowoomba man with a suspended jail term and three years off the road.

Published a story 21st Oct 2020 1:23 PM

After arguing with his wife he had decided to drive and ended up crashing into a power pole which left him with fractured ribs and cost him a fine and licence disqualification.

Drink driver who crashed into power pole blew four times limit

After arguing with his wife he had decided to drive and ended up crashing into a power pole which left him with fractured ribs and cost him a fine and licence disqualification.

Published a story 20th Oct 2020 2:47 PM

A Toowoomba teenager has been ordered to forfeit almost $11,000 cash found during a police search of his home which police suspected was the proceeds of drug crime.

Toowoomba teen ordered to forfeit almost $11,000 cash

A Toowoomba teenager has been ordered to forfeit almost $11,000 cash found during a police search of his home which police suspected was the proceeds of drug crime.

Published a story 20th Oct 2020 2:38 PM

A Toowoomba man’s attempt to grow his own cannabis was short lived after a police search of his home put an end to his horticultural pursuits.

Man caught growing cannabis at his Toowoomba home

A Toowoomba man’s attempt to grow his own cannabis was short lived after a police search of his home put an end to his horticultural pursuits.

Published a story 20th Oct 2020 2:23 PM

A 21-year-old man who crashed his car on the way home from a Toowoomba hotel but kept driving ultimately blew a breath/alcohol reading almost four times the legal limit when pulled over by police.

Crash driver blew almost four times the legal limit

A 21-year-old man who crashed his car on the way home from a Toowoomba hotel but kept driving ultimately blew a breath/alcohol reading almost four times the legal limit when pulled over by police.

Published a story 19th Oct 2020 4:10 PM

A southwest Queensland man has been fined thousands for stealing two horses he had previously owned.

Man hit with massive fine for stealing sold horses

A southwest Queensland man has been fined thousands for stealing two horses he had previously owned.

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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.