What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Man Jailed Then Paroled Over King Hit

Man Jailed Then Paroled Over King Hit

A 20-year-old man who king hit a 51-year-old man standing near a Kingaroy taxi rank in the early hours of November 23 was sentenced to six months’ jail in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today but then released on immediate parole.

New Magistrate Heading To Kingaroy

Kingaroy Magistrates Court will be getting a new magistrate in 2014.

Mum Injected Drugs While Pregnant

Mum Injected Drugs While Pregnant

A Nanango mother who admitted injecting methamphetamines while she was pregnant pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to possessing dangerous drugs and contravening a probation order.

Driver Dumped Mail
Along Old Wondai Rd

A driver employed to deliver parcels for Australia Post dumped at least 22 packages when he got behind in his deliveries, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told today.

You’ll End Up In Jail: Youth Warned

You’ll End Up In Jail: Youth Warned

A 17-year-old Nanango man charged with shoplifting made his third appearance before a court in just four months when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today.

Man Faces Trial On Assault Charge

Man Faces Trial On Assault Charge

A Nanango man will face trial in the District Court on a date to be fixed on a charge of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.

Death Charge Adjourned

Death Charge Adjourned

A manslaughter charge laid following the death of Kingaroy resident Shaun Miles in May was mentioned briefly yesterday in the Brisbane Magistrates Court.

Man Charged Over Fire Threat

Man Charged Over Fire Threat

A 40-year-old Murgon man has been charged with three counts of breaching a domestic violence order, and one count of wilful damage, after he allegedly threatened to burn down a woman’s house.

Father Jailed For Domestic Violence

Father Jailed For Domestic Violence

A father of three young children will spend Christmas in jail after he pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to his 11th breach of a domestic violence order.

Truckie Charged Over Text Threats

Truckie Charged Over Text Threats

A magistrate has requested that a man charged with stalking and sending threatening text messages be placed on suicide watch after he was refused bail in Kingaroy Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Man Jailed For Spitting On Housemate

Man Jailed For Spitting On Housemate

A 43-year-old Murgon man struck his 62-year-old housemate with a pedestal fan and repeatedly spat on her after a dispute over the collection of the narcotic oxycontin from a pharmacy, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told on Monday afternoon.

Man With ‘Appalling Record’ Jailed

Man With ‘Appalling Record’ Jailed

A 34-year-old Cherbourg man with an “appalling” record of domestic violence was sentenced to 12 months jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today.

Defendant Allowed To Return

Defendant Allowed To Return

A Booie man has had his bail conditions amended to allow him to return to the South Burnett area.

Thief Jailed Over Break-In

Thief Jailed Over Break-In

A 24-year-old thief will spend two months in jail after pleading guilty today in Kingaroy Magistrates Court to a break-and-enter at Sengs Sales and Service in Kingaroy.

Ex-Employee Jailed For $577,699 Fraud

Ex-Employee Jailed For $577,699 Fraud

An employee who diverted a total of $577,699,31 from two Kingaroy businesses for her own use will spend 20 months in jail after pleading guilty to three charges in the District Court in Kingaroy today.

Kindy Volunteer Charged

Kindy Volunteer Charged

A former committee member has been charged with one count of fraud following a police investigation at the Wondai Community Kindergarten.

Drunk Driver Swerved To Miss Pedestrians

Drunk Driver Swerved To Miss Pedestrians

A pregnant woman driving home after a night out swerved to miss pedestrians crossing the road, mounted the footpath and ended up with her car on top of a metal fence, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told today.

Dangerous Driving Charge Adjourned

A charge of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm laid following a head-on smash in Kingaroy in July has been adjourned to September 5.

Man Jailed Over Break-Ins

Man Jailed Over Break-Ins

A 20-year-old Kingaroy man was sentenced to 18 months’ jail for a string of break-and-enter offences when he appeared in Murgon Magistrates Court today.

Man Jailed For Unlicensed Driving

Man Jailed For Unlicensed Driving

A Kingaroy man described as “the worst of the worst” traffic offenders was sentenced to jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today charged with a string of traffic offences.