Entries by Rachel Junge

Boys arrested over armed carjacking and Gold Coast joyride

SWIFT Police work has seen five boys arrested for an alleged armed carjacking in Logan and joyride that came to a crashing halt on the Gold Coast. Around 7.40pm on Saturday, a 45-year-old man was reversing his vehicle out of a driveway in Garfield Street in Woodridge, when he was approached by a male teenager allegedly […]

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 […]