He used meth before evading police at high speed, nearly hitting a fence and driving on the wrong side of the road.
The 27-year-old was found at the high-tide mark on Dicky Beach last week, believed to have washed ashore after getting into trouble during a midnight swim.
Sofia Sanicola has only just started high school, but the selfless young woman has the empathy of an adult and hates to see suffering of any kind.
RESTAURANT AWARDS: Welcome foodies to the first of the Sunshine Coast Daily's Restaurant of the Year reviews, kicking off with an Italian favourite.
Roadside tests revealed every forth driver was under the influence, with ice the leading problem.
Memories of a young Daniel Morcombe line the walls of the house where the Sunshine Coast boy's lasting legacy will help protect and support children from harm.
Shopkeepers helped police bust an alleged serial vandal who caused thousands of dollars in damage after living on the Sunshine Coast for just seven days.
Ted O'Brien has taken the Bloomhill fight into his own hands after State Government denied funding
Locals are mourning the loss of another young life in our waters after a woman was found washed up on Dicky Beach.
Vintage threads, distressed denim and faux leather line the shelves of the newest high-end boutique breaking down fashion barriers on the Coast.