Bundaberg Court News

Mon 11 Mar 2019

No mercy from magistrate for drunk driver's mistake

premium_icon No mercy from magistrate for drunk driver's mistake

A Bundy man had a stark reminder of how foolish driving over the limit is, when he faced Magistrate Gary Finger in Bundaberg Magistrates court on Friday.

'Depraved' dad jailed after making sons watch child porn

premium_icon 'Depraved' dad jailed after making sons watch child porn

A MAN who was found with more than 97,000 images of child exploitation, and made his two young sons watch pornography will be locked up for the next six months.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Crime on parole doesn't pay off for Bundy man

premium_icon Crime on parole doesn't pay off for Bundy man

FOR some, parole is an opportunity to get on the straight and narrow. But others just can't seem to stay on that road, and it often leads to a lighter wallet.

Dad tells ex during horror abuse: 'You're not leaving alive'

premium_icon Dad tells ex during horror abuse: 'You're not leaving alive'

WHAT started as an Easter celebration ended in a horrific night of abuse for a Bundaberg mother, whose ex beat her, burnt her and accused her of cheating.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

IN HER OWN WORDS: 'Street angel, home devil'

premium_icon IN HER OWN WORDS: 'Street angel, home devil'

Krista Hepi-Tehuia was not only left with bruising on her neck after her husband's hand wrapped around it so tight she almost lost consciousness.

Third-time drink driver's 'celebrations' end with huge fine

premium_icon Third-time drink driver's 'celebrations' end with huge fine

Bundy drink driver was celebrating his wife's job.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Brutal assault: Gym boss, former school chaplain dodges jail

premium_icon Brutal assault: Gym boss, former school chaplain dodges jail

A BUNDY businessman and former school chaplain who pulled his partner out of bed by her hair, before threatening to kill her has walked free on parole.

No jail for dad who strangled girlfriend

premium_icon No jail for dad who strangled girlfriend

A YOUNG man who strangled the mother of his newborn child and left nail marks on her neck has been released on immediate parole in Bundaberg District Court.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Violent end: Man sells mate grass clippings instead of drugs

premium_icon Violent end: Man sells mate grass clippings instead of drugs

A BUNDY man whose grand plan to make an easy buck for selling his mate grass clippings instead of drugs took a violent turn, has been released on parole.

Convicted rapist's cruel taunt to cop after assault

premium_icon Convicted rapist's cruel taunt to cop after assault

Violent criminal spits in police officer's mouth and eye, taunts him about Hepatitis C risk

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Smoke shop owner charged after store raid

premium_icon Smoke shop owner charged after store raid

A BUNDABERG store has been raided during a Queensland Health and Bundaberg police operation, resulting in drugs charges against the shop's owner.

Detectives to escort Bundy man back to New South Wales

premium_icon Detectives to escort Bundy man back to New South Wales

DAVID Robert Matthews appeared in Bundaberg Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning and was remanded in custody.

Sleep-deprived truckie killed mate in horror crash

premium_icon Sleep-deprived truckie killed mate in horror crash

A YOUNG man killed in a truck crash had only just sent a text to his girlfriend saying he feared for his life.

'I'll cut your throat': Bundy armed cabbie attacker jailed

premium_icon 'I'll cut your throat': Bundy armed cabbie attacker jailed

A SCREWDRIVER and a serrated knife were the weapons of choice for a Bundy man as he committed a string of menacing crimes and even led police on a chase.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

'Psychopathic' sex offender released from detention

premium_icon 'Psychopathic' sex offender released from detention

Sex offender with 'psychopathic traits' out of jail on five-year supervision order

Cops put man in custody without arrest, court hears

premium_icon Cops put man in custody without arrest, court hears

'I would question whether he was being dealt with in a lawful manner': Lawyer

Two men, different days, similar charges at same hotel

premium_icon Two men, different days, similar charges at same hotel

ONE would think defence lawyer Gavin James specialised in public nuisance charges after two of his clients appeared in what seemed like a case of deja vu.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Chief of NDIS provider in Bundy did time for fraud

premium_icon Chief of NDIS provider in Bundy did time for fraud

A WOMAN convicted of fraud after stealing from a govt insurer is at the helm of a registered NDIS provider recently ordered to repay money to a client.

Woman's bold bid to cash in on stolen identity

premium_icon Woman's bold bid to cash in on stolen identity

A BUNDABERG woman who used another person's drivers licence to apply for a credit card has faced court after spending six months in prison.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Meth mum jailed for deadly 200kmh drive killing husband, son

premium_icon Meth mum jailed for deadly 200kmh drive killing husband, son

SOMETIMES it is the innocent who pay the highest price for the careless actions of others.

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