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Police

Man Hurt In MX Fall

A 26-year-old Wurtulla man has been airlifted to Nambour Hospital in a stable condition after he crashed his motocross bike near Cooyar this morning.

Driver Fined For ‘Doughnuts’

A young man who admitted showing off to a mate by doing “doughnuts” at the Stuart River rest area, off the Bunya Highway, was fined $500 in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Man To Stand Trial
On Child Sex Charges

A 39-year-old former Kingaroy man – charged with four child sex charges – was committed to stand trial in the District Court when he appeared in the Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Parents Patch Up Damage Caused By Hoons

Parents Patch Up Damage Caused By Hoons

Soccer mums and dads have been working hard this week to repair damage to the Kingaroy Junior Soccer fields caused by car hoons on Friday night.

Police Can Take Action Over Signs

Police Can Take Action Over Signs

Political candidates – and their supporters – who deface or remove the roadside signs of their opponents could face criminal charges if caught.

Fatal Accident At Durong

Workplace Health and Safety investigators have been called to attend an incident at Durong where a man has died in an accident.

4WD Rolls On Highway

A 19-year-old man from Hidden Valley was taken by ambulance to Cherbourg Hospital for observation on Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway.

Truck Driver Fined $2000

Truck Driver Fined $2000

A truck driver was fined $2000 after pleading guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today to driving an overloaded vehicle.

Ute Ends Up In Creek

A male driver and his female passenger were lucky to escape serious injury on Tuesday night when their Nissan Navara ute ended up in a creek off Mill Flat Road, Nanango, about 7:00pm.

Jail Catches Up With Blackbutt Man

A Blackbutt man who pleaded guilty to a string of charges dating back to 1995 was sentenced to 21 months jail in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Man Jailed For Fuel Drive-Offs

Man Jailed For Fuel Drive-Offs

A man pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to a total of 30 offences, all committed since he was released from jail on January 27 this year.

City Slicker Fined After Cattle Escape

A city slicker who was looking forward to setting up his own mini-farm in the South Burnett was fined $1500 after he admitted moving three cattle without a travel permit.

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

AGL Action Rescue’s Bundaberg and Maroochydore helicopters were called out to the South Burnett again this afternoon … this time to attend a two-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway, south-east of Goomeri.

Accident Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

Accident Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

A smash on the D’Aguilar Highway between Kingaroy and Nanango, which occurred about 8:20am, closed the highway to traffic this morning.

Taromeo Man Hurt In Crash

The Police Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a serious traffic crash in which a Taromeo man was injured on Wednesday night.

Probation For Kicking Police Officer

Probation For Kicking Police Officer

A woman screamed abuse at police, kicked a constable in the thigh and yelled they couldn’t win “because my grandfather’s a politician”, Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court was told this afternoon.

Kingaroy Man Jailed On Drug Counts

A Kingaroy man was sentenced to nine months’ jail after he pleaded guilty to three drugs charges and the breach of a domestic violence order in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Youth Given ‘One More Chance’

An 18-year-old man has been given “one more chance” to avoid going to jail after he pleaded guilty to a string of charges resulting from an incident in Nanango on December 2, 2011.

Man To Face Trial On Wounding Charge

A 45-year-old Nanango man has been committed to face trial on a charge of unlawful wounding

Man Airlifted To Hospital

The RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter has airlifted a 37-year-old man from Kingaroy Hospital to Toowoomba Base Hospital with a suspected fractured skull.