January 2021

Published a story 22nd Jan 2021 3:46 PM

A young man told police he over accelerated out of a roundabout before crashing into a pole

Drink driver facing ‘horrible’ crash damage bill

A young man told police he over accelerated out of a roundabout before crashing into a pole

Published a story 22nd Jan 2021 12:11 PM

A woman had an unusual explanation for breaching a court order, but it still didn’t get her out of trouble

Banned driver was on mission to recover stolen property

A woman had an unusual explanation for breaching a court order, but it still didn’t get her out of trouble

Published a story 22nd Jan 2021 10:11 AM

A man was caught trying to sneak a friend into Queensland from a NSW coronavirus hot spot

‘Wake up’: Magistrate slams COVID smuggling attempt

A man was caught trying to sneak a friend into Queensland from a NSW coronavirus hot spot

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 5:23 PM

A serial offender has vowed to get off ice after pleading guilty to 30 charges this week

Thieves caught hitching up horse float after burglary

A serial offender has vowed to get off ice after pleading guilty to 30 charges this week

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 1:35 PM

A man who failed to appear in court has had his first stint in a cell

‘Slow learner’ gets prison wake-up call

A man who failed to appear in court has had his first stint in a cell

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 12:21 PM

A prisoner in COVID lockdown must attend court in person to answer to a charge

Serial rapist ordered to attend court for hearing

A prisoner in COVID lockdown must attend court in person to answer to a charge

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 9:12 AM

A man was caught drink driving with children in the car after police followed a large plume of smoke

Police follow smoke trail to dangerous driving dad

A man was caught drink driving with children in the car after police followed a large plume of smoke

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 4:56 PM

A vigilant homeowner filmed two intruders as they damaged her front gate while trying to escape

Gate kicking duo ‘just drinking and mucking around’

A vigilant homeowner filmed two intruders as they damaged her front gate while trying to escape

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 12:49 PM

A woman with no criminal history ‘lost it’ when she caught her husband talking to another woman online

Wife knifes clothing over husband’s ‘dirty talk’

A woman with no criminal history ‘lost it’ when she caught her husband talking to another woman online

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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.