April 2019

Published a story 26th Apr 2019 4:09 PM

The woman jumped a fence in her bid to escape police.

Pocketful of meth in borrowed pants

The woman jumped a fence in her bid to escape police.

Published a story 26th Apr 2019 12:58 PM

Mum says she only drove when her child had an 'anxiety attack'.

Mum blames illegal driving on school pick up

Mum says she only drove when her child had an 'anxiety attack'.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 8:27 PM

Police allege residents, including teenagers from a house in the street, obstructed officers.

Ipswich man in court for allegedly crashing into police car

Police allege residents, including teenagers from a house in the street, obstructed officers.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 12:57 PM

Within minutes of the robbery, a woman's stolen bank cards were used.

Purse snatcher grabs the cash, leaves the dough

Within minutes of the robbery, a woman's stolen bank cards were used.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 2:18 PM

A video feed livestreaming on Facebook caused an alarmed Ipswich resident to ring police and report that a man

Man livestreams death threats while holding gun

A video feed livestreaming on Facebook caused an alarmed Ipswich resident to ring police and report that a man

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 11:48 AM

His range of offences included stealing from Gatton Golf Club then using a stolen motorised golf buggy to drive off.

Golf buggy thief legs it from court on crutches

His range of offences included stealing from Gatton Golf Club then using a stolen motorised golf buggy to drive off.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 7:34 AM

She was on the vodka and juices before stopping to empty her bladder.

Mum blows six times legal limit after pee stop

She was on the vodka and juices before stopping to empty her bladder.

Published a story 21st Apr 2019 3:28 PM

Full list of Ipswich's drink drivers

Repeat offender caught under the influence again

Full list of Ipswich's drink drivers

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 12:15 PM

Party-goers heard the crash soon after a cranky guest left.

Failed chat up leads to drunken car crash

Party-goers heard the crash soon after a cranky guest left.

Published a story 16th Apr 2019 8:18 AM

One offender used a push bike to pedal his way to the house before he nicked the goods.

Thieves use bin, trailer to make off with goods

One offender used a push bike to pedal his way to the house before he nicked the goods.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.