Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Man caught indecently assaulting woman on Sydney train

A man has been charged with indecently assaulting two women after officer’s spotted him on a Sydney train and followed him to his next victim. The plain-clothes officers were conducting a patrol at Chatswood Railway Station about 11am yesterday, Wednesday 4 November 2015. They recognised a man as a person of interest in an investigation into […]

Gold Coast motorists urged to save and fuel up now

RACQ is urging motorists in the south east to take advantage of bargains at the bowser during an extended cheap phase of the petrol price cycle. RACQ spokesperson Renee Smith said it was week six of the cycle, and unleaded petrol (ULP) at most service stations was selling at below the wholesale price. “While the […]

Step-father charged with murder of 4yo GC boy refused bail

A man charged with the murder of four-year-old Gold Coast boy Tyrell Cobb has been refused bail. Matthew Ian Anthony Scown, 32, was charged with the brutal murder of the young boy after allegedly  bashing him to death in 2009. During a bail hearing in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday, Scown’s layers argued that new evidence showed […]

GC model busted drug-driving on tram tracks escapes conviction

A Gold Coast model who was busted drug-driving after her car became wedged on the tram tracks in Surfers Paradise has escaped conviction. Karlee Ironside, 24, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs and numerous other charges in Southport Magistrates court yesterday. Ironside pleaded with the judge to not record a conviction, stating that […]

One person killed in Yatala oil factory fire

A fierce oil factory fire has claimed the life of a man in Yatala this morning. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Sandy Creek Road just after 8.15am following reports of an explosion. It’s believed a truck was dumping a load of material near an open air container when a fire ignited. A man, believed to […]