Entries by Rachel Junge

Police officer bashed with iron pole during house call

TWO NSW Police officers have been taken to hospital, after allegedly being set-upon while visiting a house in Sydney’s west. The two male officers and a female student officer went to the property, on Helios Crescent in Doonside, on Friday night to investigate a report of a stolen vehicle. They were speaking with a 16-year-old boy, […]

Qld man charged with leaving puppy to die in hot ute

A QUEENSLAND man will face court, accused of leaving a German Shepherd puppy alone in a hot ute, leading to the animal’s death. It’s alleged the 45-year-old spent hours in a pub in Coffs Harbour on the afternoon of Wednesday November 28, while his dog suffered a painful, yet avoidable, death. The one-year-old was allegedly […]

Gold Coast under fire ban with extreme weather forecast

PERFECT BUSHFIRE conditions across Queensland’s south-east has prompted a local fire ban for the region. The ban will be in place until midnight on Sunday, for Gold Coast residents as well as those in the Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer, Logan and Scenic Rim Local Government Areas. It comes as weary firefighters continue to battle dozens of […]

Erratic driving leads Tweed Heads Police to drug bust

An alleged drug dealer has attracted the unwanted attention of Police, after driving erratically on the Pacific Motorway. The 27-year-old from Mount Tamborine was stopped on the M1 near Tweed Heads on Friday afternoon, after Police noticed he was continuing to speed up then slow down as he headed northbound. “Officers attached to Tweed/Byron Target […]

Driver killed as out-of-control car rolls in Gold Coast Hinterland

THE Forensic Crash Unit is investigating what led to a fatal crash in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Emergency services rushed to the scene in Numinbah Valley just after 7.15pm on Friday, amid reports a car had lost control on Nerang Murwillumbah Road. Initial investigations suggest the vehicle was travelling south, when it rolled a number of […]