March 2019

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 4:33 PM

Police found a learner driver asleep at the wheel and surrounded by empty beer bottles when they pulled up next to him.

Police find drunk learner in a 'slumber' behind the wheel

Police found a learner driver asleep at the wheel and surrounded by empty beer bottles when they pulled up next to him.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 3:01 PM

A drunk skateboarder swerved through 60km/h traffic, narrowly avoided a crash with an off-duty police officer, then threatened to bash his teenage son.

Drunk skateboarder arrested for driving under the influence

A drunk skateboarder swerved through 60km/h traffic, narrowly avoided a crash with an off-duty police officer, then threatened to bash his teenage son.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 2:11 PM

A young man who used a fake Instagram account to groom a teenage girl and satisfy his foot fetish was caught with child pornography.

Man's foot fetish leads police to child porn

A young man who used a fake Instagram account to groom a teenage girl and satisfy his foot fetish was caught with child pornography.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 1:22 PM

A young Sunshine Coast woman with dreams of becoming a veterinary nurse has spent the past five months in prison.

Vet student, RSPCA volunteer turns meth-dealing 'middleman'

A young Sunshine Coast woman with dreams of becoming a veterinary nurse has spent the past five months in prison.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 6:22 PM

A bikie with a violent, drug-riddled past was jailed after he repeatedly threatened two sisters who identified him as the driver in a police pursuit.

Violent bikie threatens sister witnesses

A bikie with a violent, drug-riddled past was jailed after he repeatedly threatened two sisters who identified him as the driver in a police pursuit.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 6:19 PM

A teenage driver deliberately "spun out” in front of police during a drug-fuelled, high-speed chase after he was involved in break and enters and stealing cars.

Teenage driver's weeks-long, drug-fuelled crime spree

A teenage driver deliberately "spun out” in front of police during a drug-fuelled, high-speed chase after he was involved in break and enters and stealing cars.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 3:13 PM

Timelines revealed for the massive overhaul set to double bed capacity and expand services.

Nambour Hospital on track for $86m overhaul

Timelines revealed for the massive overhaul set to double bed capacity and expand services.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 12:06 PM

A syndicate of high-profile investors has lodged plans for a double-storey extension and facelift of Maroochydore's oldest hotel.

High-profile investors' plans for historic venue

A syndicate of high-profile investors has lodged plans for a double-storey extension and facelift of Maroochydore's oldest hotel.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 10:11 AM

A tap-and-go spending spree amidst a spiralling drug addiction landed a former chef in the watchhouse, staring down a lengthy prison sentence.

Fraudster goes 'hell for leather' on spending spree

A tap-and-go spending spree amidst a spiralling drug addiction landed a former chef in the watchhouse, staring down a lengthy prison sentence.

Published a story 13th Mar 2019 4:12 PM

Police raid mistaken for theft allegedly ended in two days of torture on a man who claims he was tied to a bed and assaulted with a fishing rod and shovel.

Police raided bush camp before man allegedly held captive

Police raid mistaken for theft allegedly ended in two days of torture on a man who claims he was tied to a bed and assaulted with a fishing rod and shovel.

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