January 2021

Published a story 22nd Jan 2021 2:58 PM

Just 10 days shy of being able to get her driver’s licence back the 22-year-old was caught driving for coffee.

Driver was banned for one month, now she can’t drive for two years

Just 10 days shy of being able to get her driver’s licence back the 22-year-old was caught driving for coffee.

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 3:40 PM

It was the second time the teenager had been before a Toowoomba court for doing burnouts on city streets.

Teenager doing burnouts on Toowoomba CBD street cops fine

It was the second time the teenager had been before a Toowoomba court for doing burnouts on city streets.

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 3:30 PM

She had assaulted another woman during a drunken attack leaving the victim with a black eye, the court heard.

Series of drunken altercations put 30-year-old mum on probation

She had assaulted another woman during a drunken attack leaving the victim with a black eye, the court heard.

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 2:37 PM

What was a one note punt on the pokies turned into a day in court and $1200 in fines and damage costs.

$50 punt on the pokies costs player $1200 in fines

What was a one note punt on the pokies turned into a day in court and $1200 in fines and damage costs.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 5:46 PM

The three received varying terms of imprisonment after pleading guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.

The last three of the ‘Wilsonton Nine’ sentenced for death of Debbie Combarngo

The three received varying terms of imprisonment after pleading guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 4:15 PM

The credit card’s owner didn’t know she had lost it until she checked her bank statements and found it had been used 11 times.

Young man’s first foray into offending a big lesson in honesty

The credit card’s owner didn’t know she had lost it until she checked her bank statements and found it had been used 11 times.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 3:52 PM

Over the past four years the former clean mother of two had gone from being a user of meth to selling the drug to others.

Mother of two jailed for supplying and possessing meth

Over the past four years the former clean mother of two had gone from being a user of meth to selling the drug to others.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 9:42 AM

The final three people charged over the death of Debbie Combarngo are set to plead guilty to different charges, the week their murder trial was set to begin.

Startling conclusion to Wilsonton Nine case as final charges change

The final three people charged over the death of Debbie Combarngo are set to plead guilty to different charges, the week their murder trial was set to begin.

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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.