Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Accused Surfers Paradise one punch attacker granted bail

THE man accused of a one punch attack in Surfers Paradise, which left the victim in an induced coma, has been released on strict bail conditions. Ricky Lefoe, 27, appeared briefly in Southport Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning, just over 24 hours after the alleged attack on Orchid Avenue. His lawyers made an application for […]

Qld Police launch new SMS system targeting petrol drive-offs

QUEENSLAND Police will today start a one-month trial of a new SMS and email system aimed at curbing petrol drive-offs. It will see a message quickly sent to the owners of vehicles that have driven off from a petrol station without paying, telling them to return and pay for the fuel or face police intervention. […]

AB de Villiers to join Brisbane Heat for BBL09

SOUTH African great AB de Villiers will join the Brisbane Heat this summer! The team has confirmed the 35-year-old has agreed to play the second half of the BBL09 season, with finals included in his contract. Heat coach Darren Lehmann said he was over the moon to have the chance to work with de Villiers […]