August 2018

Published a story 15th Aug 2018 4:39 PM

DAD-to-be Kenneth Shenton was spotted by a woman as he tried to take off with her handbag.

Hapless handbag thief caught in the act

DAD-to-be Kenneth Shenton was spotted by a woman as he tried to take off with her handbag.

Published a story 15th Aug 2018 11:58 AM

AN Ipswich man caught driving when suspended says he hadn’t understood how the system worked when police intercepted his car.

Unpaid tolls catch up with suspended driver

AN Ipswich man caught driving when suspended says he hadn’t understood how the system worked when police intercepted his car.

Published a story 14th Aug 2018 4:23 PM

HE went off the rails and committed numerous crimes including drug driving, stealing and burglary.

Ipswich father free despite 40 offences

HE went off the rails and committed numerous crimes including drug driving, stealing and burglary.

Published a story 13th Aug 2018 4:05 PM

A CASH-STRAPPED mum trying to get pregnant stole from her boss to help fund her ongoing IVF program.

Woman stole to pay 'significant costs' of IVF program

A CASH-STRAPPED mum trying to get pregnant stole from her boss to help fund her ongoing IVF program.

July 2018

Published a story 17th Jul 2018 4:39 PM

A JACKPOT misfired with no winners when a mum's fun night out on the pokies with her two daughters erupted into mayhem.

No winners as women's pokies night ends in all out brawl

A JACKPOT misfired with no winners when a mum's fun night out on the pokies with her two daughters erupted into mayhem.

Published a story 12th Jul 2018 5:31 PM

Driver Jarrod Lawlor is accused of crashing into a motorcyclist and leaving the accident scene without helping the badly injured rider.

Driver to challenge 'callous disregard' in hit and run case

Driver Jarrod Lawlor is accused of crashing into a motorcyclist and leaving the accident scene without helping the badly injured rider.

Published a story 10th Jul 2018 2:43 PM

CLAD in an Everlast hoodie with the attached price tag clearly visible, she was out shopping to save.

Mum hides goods in kid's pram

CLAD in an Everlast hoodie with the attached price tag clearly visible, she was out shopping to save.

Published a story 9th Jul 2018 5:26 PM

FATHER of three Shane Watts breached a suspended jail term when he tested positive to methylamphetamine.

Dad set free but warned to stay away from drugs

FATHER of three Shane Watts breached a suspended jail term when he tested positive to methylamphetamine.

Published a story 8th Jul 2018 6:28 PM

Every Monday the QT publishes the names of drink and drug drivers who have appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court over the past week.

QT's name and shame: This week's drink and drug drivers

Every Monday the QT publishes the names of drink and drug drivers who have appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court over the past week.

Published a story 8th Jul 2018 6:21 PM

He grabbed a mobile phone off a passenger when he stepped off a train and bolted.

How this runaway thief was almost hit by a train

He grabbed a mobile phone off a passenger when he stepped off a train and bolted.

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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.