Woman, 61, tells court she keeps air rifle to kill rats

POSSESSING a firearm without a licence cost a 61-year-old woman a $450 fine in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court.

Susan Lynette Ciaramella pleaded guilty on Thursday, saying she kept the air rifle to kill rats.

Magistrate Graeme Tatnell ordered the weapon be forfeited to the crown for destruction.


Tinkering on family farm to one of Holden's top engineers

Tinkering on family farm to one of Holden's top engineers

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Steffens recognised for his tireless efforts

Steffens recognised for his tireless efforts

Community volunteers awarded

Pocket rocket makes a big impression in the states

Pocket rocket makes a big impression in the states

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