What's On In The South Burnett Today?

$400 Fine After Fingerprints
Found On Drugs Glassware

A parolee charged after police allegedly located an illegal drug lab in Kingaroy in January was fined $400 when he re-appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court court last Thursday (August 16).

Stay Away From ‘Boofheads’: Magistrate

Stay Away From ‘Boofheads’: Magistrate

A woman charged under two names with a string of offences had “run off the rails” after her father was murdered, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told yesterday.

Joyride Ends 15 Years Later

A joyride in a stolen car 15 years ago – when he was just 15 years old – has finally caught up with a local man.

Man Charged With Torture

A man charged with torture after allegedly tossing petrol on his de facto wife, and then walking towards her while flicking a cigarette lighter, was refused bail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Criminals To Pay Court Levy

Defendants found guilty of offences in the Supreme, District and Magistrates courts will soon have to pay an “offender levy”, regardless of whether a conviction is recorded.

Duo To Face District Court

Duo To Face District Court

Two men charged over an alleged armed robbery at Nanango in May have been committed to face trial in the District Court.

Man Jailed On Drugs, Firearms Charges

A 30-year-old Nanango man who used drugs after suffering an horrific work accident was sentenced to 10 months’ jail after he pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today to a total of 25 charges.

Seized Cars To Be Auctioned

Did you know you the court could seize your vehicle and sell it under “hoon laws” … even if you haven’t been caught chucking doughnuts?

Two Remanded On Drug Lab Charges

Two men charged over the alleged discovery of a illegal drug lab in Kingaroy have been remanded to re-appear in court in August 16.

Man Jailed For Entering Cherbourg

A man on remand on rape charges pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to breaching his bail conditions after he returned to Cherbourg on two occasions despite being ordered not to enter the town.

Crown Drops Arson Charges

Two Cherbourg men who were held in custody for seven months have been released after the Crown dropped charges against them.

Man Jailed Then Released

A 34-year-old Aldershot man charged with two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm was sentenced to 145 days’ jail when he appeared in Murgon Magistrates’ Court today.

Hangovers End Up In Court

Two Burrandowan racegoers appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today after they fell foul of the law when they believed they were sober after having a night’s sleep at the bushtrack and enjoying breakfast.

Pair Remanded In Custody

Pair Remanded In Custody

Two men charged over shop hold-ups at Bribie Island and Nanango appeared in Murgon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday afternoon.

Speedway Rider Cleared Of Assault

Speedway Rider Cleared Of Assault

Nanango-born speedway rider Darcy Ward, 20, has been found not guilty by a British jury of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

Pair Charged Over Two Armed Robberies

A 23-year-old Caboolture man and a 17-year-old youth from Caboolture South will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court tomorrow charged over two armed robberies of small businesses.

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.

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.

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.