June 2019

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 11:14 AM

Curious police stopped a couple at 4.20am after spotting their Holden Rodeo driving out of a cemetery in the darkness.

A year worth of thefts busted after bizarre graveyard visit

Curious police stopped a couple at 4.20am after spotting their Holden Rodeo driving out of a cemetery in the darkness.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 4:58 PM

PHOTOS: Ipswich woman threatens 77-year-old with knife before stealing car and driving to bank - where she was a customer.

Mum of six robs bank, crashes stolen car in police chase

PHOTOS: Ipswich woman threatens 77-year-old with knife before stealing car and driving to bank - where she was a customer.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 4:02 PM

'It was an honest mistake, I'm not a thief.'

Dad of seven in court after helping himself to green rocks

'It was an honest mistake, I'm not a thief.'

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 3:57 PM

Dashcam footage captures speeding then crash

Driver falls asleep at wheel, injures woman

Dashcam footage captures speeding then crash

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 3:33 PM

Court mention for BMW driver accused of dangerous driving

Driver charged with evading police remains in watch house

Court mention for BMW driver accused of dangerous driving

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 5:30 PM

A FORLORN prisoner limped into an Ipswich courtroom with his right leg wrapped in a white bandage.

Police dog bite puts man in hospital

A FORLORN prisoner limped into an Ipswich courtroom with his right leg wrapped in a white bandage.

Published a story 14th Jun 2019 5:27 PM

THE LIES of a young father to get emergency relief money by falsely claiming to have been a victim of extreme weather have come back to bite him.

False bid for storm funds backfires

THE LIES of a young father to get emergency relief money by falsely claiming to have been a victim of extreme weather have come back to bite him.

Published a story 13th Jun 2019 5:47 PM

The Commodore went side to side on the wet road before crashing.

Bubble gum fraudster hoon's crash costs $32K

The Commodore went side to side on the wet road before crashing.

Published a story 13th Jun 2019 5:37 PM

A hungry horse entangled in a wire fence was just one of many suffering animals the RSPCA found neglected and malnourished.

Decaying, malnourished animals found at woman's property

A hungry horse entangled in a wire fence was just one of many suffering animals the RSPCA found neglected and malnourished.

Published a story 12th Jun 2019 5:59 PM

Drunk and zipping in and out of motorway traffic a 70-year-old grandmother eventually came to a stop when she crashed into a car.

Blotto granny's dash cam showed other near misses

Drunk and zipping in and out of motorway traffic a 70-year-old grandmother eventually came to a stop when she crashed into a car.

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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.