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$2000 fine: Whitsunday mother refuses roadside breath test

Premium Content $2000 fine: Whitsunday mother refuses roadside breath test

The driver, who claimed police were picking on her, has copped a lengthy licence...

Father, son face court over 800 marijuana plants bust

Premium Content Father, son face court over 800 marijuana plants bust

The duo is charged with myriad drug and weapon charges

Former Mackay cop plays pokies, drinks while 2yo left in car

Premium Content Former Mackay cop plays pokies, drinks while 2yo left in car

The man was drinking and gambling inside a CBD hotel

Alleged sex offender to plead guilty to DV, bail breach

Premium Content Alleged sex offender to plead guilty to DV, bail breach

Police allege the offending occurred in 2018 and 2020.

Spurned lover blasted over ‘outrageous’ revenge porn act

Premium Content Spurned lover blasted over ‘outrageous’ revenge porn act

Angry after being dumped, the 21 year old acted out

Mackay man’s link to 500kg cocaine bust after plane crash

Premium Content Mackay man’s link to 500kg cocaine bust after plane crash

He claims he was just lending cash to a mate, but the money is linked to the...

Cane farmer says he dumped building scraps to fight erosion

Premium Content Cane farmer says he dumped building scraps to fight erosion

Magistrate: ‘If parliament says it’s serious enough to put a maximum penalty of...

Financial distress led to father’s $2500 stealing shame

Premium Content Financial distress led to father’s $2500 stealing shame

When police searched the 45-year-old father of five’s home for the items pinched...

CQ man jailed over 28th domestic violence breach

Premium Content CQ man jailed over 28th domestic violence breach

Now the father of three will spend at least 110 days behind bars over a series of...

Father of two critically injured in drug-driving crash

Premium Content Father of two critically injured in drug-driving crash

The Eungella garlic farmer was flown to Townsville Hospital for urgent treatment...

Whitsunday man busted with five bags of cocaine

Premium Content Whitsunday man busted with five bags of cocaine

The Jubilee Pocket man also had meth and scales when police searched him.

NAMED: Four high-range drink-drivers

Premium Content NAMED: Four high-range drink-drivers

One driver was almost five time the limit when he crashed his ute on the Bruce...

Man armed with knife, pillowcase on head near Proserpine pub

Premium Content Man armed with knife, pillowcase on head near Proserpine pub

He says he was on a bender and hadn’t slept for six days when he armed himself with...

‘Arrogant’ rider jailed over serious crash on rural road

Premium Content ‘Arrogant’ rider jailed over serious crash on rural road

59 year old sank a beer laced with an enhancer before 9th offence

Whitsunday DV victim charged after being shunned from home

Premium Content Whitsunday DV victim charged after being shunned from home

Her face was ‘in tatters’ and she returned to the place she thought she still...

Home, car targeted in two more break-ins at Bowen

Premium Content Home, car targeted in two more break-ins at Bowen

Police are investigating after would-be thieves rummaged through a car and stole...

Drug-addicted amputee says 18 months in jail is too long

Premium Content Drug-addicted amputee says 18 months in jail is too long

While aged 45 and 46, he worked as a “go-fer” for a Mackay drug kingpin. Now he’s...

NAME AND SHAME: Five people busted with drugs in Whitsundays

Premium Content NAME AND SHAME: Five people busted with drugs in Whitsundays

Police searches have uncovered meth, marijuana and syringes, with some Mackay...

‘F***ing Christians’: Mackay man’s abuse left couple shaken

Premium Content ‘F***ing Christians’: Mackay man’s abuse left couple shaken

‘We all have our views on religion … but that doesn’t give us any right to try and...

Man caught with almost $1m of heroin in Mackay seeks bail

Premium Content Man caught with almost $1m of heroin in Mackay seeks bail

The court heard the large quantity of heroin was delivered in a package to a...

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