Bundaberg Court News

Wed 9 May 2018

Belting left welt marks on child, 3

premium_icon Belting left welt marks on child, 3

A MAN who hit a child so hard it left welt marks and bruising has been slapped with a prison sentence.

Tue 8 May 2018

Insanely drunk man jailed for armed home invasion of dealer

premium_icon Insanely drunk man jailed for armed home invasion of dealer

EXTRAORDINARILY drunk, Jason Leigh Withell armed himself with a rusted rifle, broke into his former drug dealers home and assaulted the woman and her son.

Mon 7 May 2018

38 marijuana plants for 'own use'

premium_icon 38 marijuana plants for 'own use'

A SEARCH warrant carried out on a Geata property netted police 38 marijuana plants and more than 2kg of seeds and dried material.

Sat 5 May 2018

Pregnant woman choked, told 'you don't deserve the baby'

premium_icon Pregnant woman choked, told 'you don't deserve the baby'

After two of his children died, the drug use intensified. Now he's in jail

Whopper of a fine for illegal fish haul

premium_icon Whopper of a fine for illegal fish haul

A TOWNSVILLE commercial fisher has been hit with a $7500 fine over an illegal haul of seafood caught in Bundaberg waters.

Fri 4 May 2018

Bundy drug producer slept with rifle under bed

Bundy drug producer slept with rifle under bed

Alan Neville Bunt jailed after police found 4.5kg of marijuana at his home

GRAPHIC IMAGE: Bundaberg man starved dog to death

premium_icon GRAPHIC IMAGE: Bundaberg man starved dog to death

OSCAR the mastiff cross was a bag of bones with sunken eyes and no energy when he had to be put down.

Thu 3 May 2018

STABBING RAMPAGE: Blood 'spurted out' in steak knife attack

premium_icon STABBING RAMPAGE: Blood 'spurted out' in steak knife attack

HE COMMITTED a series of irrational, violent acts on five different people in a week, including stabbing two men with steak knives and kicking a pregnant woman.

Little bro talks big brother into servo armed robbery

premium_icon Little bro talks big brother into servo armed robbery

BROTHERS who robbed a Bundaberg servo together, sharing in just $400, have now been jailed together.

PAINKILLER SHOCK: Strangler jailed for attack on partner

premium_icon PAINKILLER SHOCK: Strangler jailed for attack on partner

A MAN who said he couldn't quite remember hitting and strangling his partner due to excessive drinking and painkillers has been sentenced in court.

Wed 2 May 2018

Bundy father of five jailed for choking partner

Bundy father of five jailed for choking partner

Court hears details of a toxic relationship

Dad dealt so he could afford to smoke '20 cones a day'

premium_icon Dad dealt so he could afford to smoke '20 cones a day'

Leighton Lee Fisher smoked 20 cones a day; drove customers to bank to enable quicker deals

Bruce Hwy rager scarred by serial killer's decaying victim

premium_icon Bruce Hwy rager scarred by serial killer's decaying victim

THE lawyer for a man who terrified two people in a road rage incident on the Bruce Highway has detailed his client's tragic childhood.

Tue 1 May 2018

Bundy brothers jailed over meat robbery at Coles

premium_icon Bundy brothers jailed over meat robbery at Coles

TWO brothers have been jailed over the robbery of hundreds of dollars worth of meat from a Bundaberg Coles supermarket.

Drunk driver caused head-on while going to buy more drinks

premium_icon Drunk driver caused head-on while going to buy more drinks

DRUNK and behind the wheel, Luke Wesley Henderson was driving on the Bruce Highway at Apple Tree Creek to get more drinks and continue his drinking session.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Lethal fake weed racket flunky avoids conviction

premium_icon Lethal fake weed racket flunky avoids conviction

'Depressed' economy blamed for shop worker's bad decision

Fri 27 Apr 2018

'Blood on the walls': Cheating fears trigger bipolar dad

premium_icon 'Blood on the walls': Cheating fears trigger bipolar dad

A HUSBAND who was convinced his wife of two years cheated on him has been sentenced to three months in prison after he violently assaulted her and her teen son.

Former firey suffering from PTSD stabs Childers man

premium_icon Former firey suffering from PTSD stabs Childers man

David Raymond Denton, 69, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully wounding another in Bundaberg District Court yesterday.

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Years of terror: Bundaberg child rapist jailed for 13 years

premium_icon Years of terror: Bundaberg child rapist jailed for 13 years

FOR six long years a girl was subjected to persistent and protracted sexual abuse at the hands of her mother's former partner.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

Family saves man with 'bad' crime history from more jail

Family saves man with 'bad' crime history from more jail

Smashing glass drug pipe a 'not too effective act of concealment'

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