Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Teens arrested after stolen car tracked to coast shopping centre

There have been dramatic scenes at a Gold Coast shopping centre, with two youths pulled from a suspected stolen car and arrested in front of shocked onlookers. Police swarmed the Harbour Town car park just before 9.00am on Wednesday, after tracking a stolen Mercedes-Benz to the complex. Officers first spotted the vehicle travelling along the […]

Australian man who allegedly recruited for Islamic State arrested

A wanted man accused of recruiting and facilitating for Islamic State has been arrested upon his return to Australia after being deported from Turkey. The 30-year-old former Sydney man, who was the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant in NSW, was arrested at Melbourne International Airport about 4pm yesterday. Authorities allege the man flew from […]

Qld Government shares Federal Budget ‘wish list’

The State Government is calling for Queensland to be given its fair share in Tuesday’s Federal Budget. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer Cameron Dick have outlined a “wish list” of what they want to be funded by the Federal government. Health and infrastructure are top of the list, with job and wages growth, and […]

Gold Coast man charged in connection with drug trafficking ring

A Gold Coast man has been charged in connection with a major drug trafficking ring stretching from Bundaberg to South East Queensland. It comes after Bundaberg detectives launched an operation targeting the distribution of steroids, cocaine and MDMA. During the operation, officers conducted raids on several homes and businesses, where they uncovered cash, drugs and […]

Holbrook “really happy” after Titans break losing streak

The Gold Coast Titans have finally snapped their three-game losing streak, downing the Wests Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium overnight. The Titans came out firing in the first half, running in three tries in just the first four minutes of the game. Despite the Tigers mounting a challenge in the second forty, the men in blue […]