September 2018

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 4:35 PM

A FIST-sized hole was left in the window of an Ipswich taxi after a passenger lost his temper on a night out.

Drunk's outburst left fist-sized hole in taxi window

A FIST-sized hole was left in the window of an Ipswich taxi after a passenger lost his temper on a night out.

Published a story 20th Sep 2018 5:36 PM

A MYSTERY tow truck driver was blamed for the loss of a friend's car, but the defendant's version of events didn't wash with an Ipswich magistrate.

Magistrate has no truck with mystery towie story

A MYSTERY tow truck driver was blamed for the loss of a friend's car, but the defendant's version of events didn't wash with an Ipswich magistrate.

Published a story 19th Sep 2018 5:59 PM

EVEN a missing tyre couldn't stop Elizabeth Nuss as she weaved down the Centenary Highway in her mum's car at midnight.

Groggy girl drives on minus front tyre, grinding wheel rim

EVEN a missing tyre couldn't stop Elizabeth Nuss as she weaved down the Centenary Highway in her mum's car at midnight.

Published a story 18th Sep 2018 5:05 PM

A MAN who helped himself to more than $300 worth of men's fragrances did not enjoy the sweet smell of success at the end of the day.

Fragrant thief detects funnier side to charge

A MAN who helped himself to more than $300 worth of men's fragrances did not enjoy the sweet smell of success at the end of the day.

Published a story 17th Sep 2018 6:10 PM

HEISENBERG Haus is a popular Ipswich bar and restaurant attracting diners with its German beers and food.

German beer barn's sign goes walkabout

HEISENBERG Haus is a popular Ipswich bar and restaurant attracting diners with its German beers and food.

Published a story 17th Sep 2018 6:05 PM

A WOMAN whose cane chairs went missing from her veranda spotted them a few weeks later out the front of a house not far away.

Tell-tale barbecue stain the key in stolen furniture return

A WOMAN whose cane chairs went missing from her veranda spotted them a few weeks later out the front of a house not far away.

Published a story 14th Sep 2018 5:51 PM

A CASH-strapped thief ransacked a home and used the owner's pillowcase to carry off the loot, which included swords.

Chips, lollies and swords in poor thief's stealing spree

A CASH-strapped thief ransacked a home and used the owner's pillowcase to carry off the loot, which included swords.

Published a story 13th Sep 2018 5:07 PM

IT WAS not Santa Claus but the boys in blue who startled a snoozy driver on Christmas Day.

'Right up my clacka': Drug driver goes off the rail

IT WAS not Santa Claus but the boys in blue who startled a snoozy driver on Christmas Day.

Published a story 11th Sep 2018 3:41 PM

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a man walked into a caravan and raped a stranger.

Stranger's fate now rests with Dutton after rape in caravan

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a man walked into a caravan and raped a stranger.

Published a story 10th Sep 2018 5:38 PM

WHEN Kumail Mohemadally took an Uber ride to see a woman at Goodna, he wasn’t happy to find she wasn’t home.

Unannounced booty call attempt goes wrong

WHEN Kumail Mohemadally took an Uber ride to see a woman at Goodna, he wasn’t happy to find she wasn’t home.

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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.