February 2019

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 1:52 PM

GLADSTONE boaties and swimmers are being warned to stay away from the surf as extreme weather conditions set in.

'Extremely dangerous': Residents warned stay away from surf

GLADSTONE boaties and swimmers are being warned to stay away from the surf as extreme weather conditions set in.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 11:12 AM

Andrew Vesey-Brown was found at the South Gladstone home, where the alleged incident is reported to have occurred.

Hearing for Auckland St murder accused looms

Andrew Vesey-Brown was found at the South Gladstone home, where the alleged incident is reported to have occurred.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 4:52 PM

A PAROLEE father has been given "one last chance" after police found a water pipe in the former drug addict's home.

Former drug addict dad claims pipe was mate's

A PAROLEE father has been given "one last chance" after police found a water pipe in the former drug addict's home.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 4:47 PM

A WOMAN has been jailed for supplying drugs to the Gladstone community after she was found with 500 grams of cannabis and thousands in cash.

Woman jailed, found with 500g drugs, cash, texts

A WOMAN has been jailed for supplying drugs to the Gladstone community after she was found with 500 grams of cannabis and thousands in cash.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 3:10 PM

EMERGENCY crews are working to contain a bushfire burning near Toolooa St and Gladstone Benaraby Rd.

Grassfire burning near Toolooa St

EMERGENCY crews are working to contain a bushfire burning near Toolooa St and Gladstone Benaraby Rd.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 11:25 AM

A GLADSTONE man who had to be under a 22 hour lock down in jail is set to be released on parole next month.

Jailed man in 22 hour lock down for 'his own safety'

A GLADSTONE man who had to be under a 22 hour lock down in jail is set to be released on parole next month.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 6:08 PM

At about 7am 330kg of ammonia was unintentionally released into the atmosphere through the site flare.

Orica fronts court for 330kg ammonia release

At about 7am 330kg of ammonia was unintentionally released into the atmosphere through the site flare.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:50 PM

The Alleged Black Uhlan Motorcycle Gang member was accused of extorting and assaulting two Agnes Water men.

Magistrate has conflict of interest with extortion accused

The Alleged Black Uhlan Motorcycle Gang member was accused of extorting and assaulting two Agnes Water men.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:47 PM

A GLADSTONE woman has been ordered to pay back all the money she stole on seven separate occasions from her employer.

CCTV captures employees several fraud transactions

A GLADSTONE woman has been ordered to pay back all the money she stole on seven separate occasions from her employer.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:46 PM

THOUSANDS of dollars in fines were handed out this week with 14 motorists fronting court on drink driving charges.

The 14 motorists fined for drink driving this week

THOUSANDS of dollars in fines were handed out this week with 14 motorists fronting court on drink driving charges.

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Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.