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SOUTHPORT RESIDENTS SHOCKED TO DISCOVER MURDER

Whitby Street, Southport residents have been left stunned. After learning an alleged murder had taken place in their street, five days ago. Neighbours say, they often saw children at the home where a 40 year old man was found dead, last Wednesday. “It’s shocking alright, but obviously they’re leading a life we don’t lead, and whatever’s involved, involved, but it’s too close, it’s terrible.” Today, a 49 year old man- believed to be the victim’s flatmate- faced court, charged with murder and drug possession. The court is yet to hear any details of the alleged crime. The matter was adjourned. Read More »

MAN CHARGED WITH MURDERING HOUSEMATE

A Gold Coast man has been charged with killing his housemate. Police were called to a Southport address on Wednesday, following reports a 40-year-old man had died. An investigation was launched, and the man’s 49-year-old housemate was arrested. This morning he was charged with murder, and possessing dangerous drugs. He’s due to face court tomorrow. Read More »

TESIC’S $2M BAIL APPLICATION DENIED

Accused druglord Ivan Tesic will stay behind bars after losing a $2-million bid for freedom. The Magistrate refused to release the nightclub owner on bail, fearing he could ‘do a runner’. Read More »

BURLEIGH WATERS CAR-JACKER BEHIND BARS

A man allegedly behind a violent car-jacking at a Burleigh Waters petrol station is tonight behind bars. Jason Selby is accused of threatening a teenager with a large hunting knife at the Shell on Bermuda street,before stealing his Holden Cruze. The 27 year old will stay in custody until at least June. Read More »

CONVICTED RAPIST COULD SERVE JUST THREE YEARS

The victim of a vicious rape at Merrimac has today learned, her attacker could be free to walk the streets in less than three years. For the first time, the court heard detail of the degrading road-side assault, and the chilling, patronising words used by the rapist. Read More »

DELIVERYMAN CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF MASSIVE RAID

A pizza delivery man has spoken of the scary moment he became embroiled in a dramatic siege at Labrador yesterday. Two men who were arrested over the incident, both fronted court today. Read More »

FATHER CHARGED IN CONJUCTION WITH UNDERAGE MARRIAGE

A 61-year-old Raymond Terrace man has been charged following further investigations into the marriage of a 26-year-old man and a 12-year-old  Newcastle girl. The father of the now 13-year-old girl was arrested at Raymond Terrace Police Station around 9am today by detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse Squad who have lead investigations into the case. After being interviewed by police, he was charged with accessory before the fact to sexual intercourse with a child between 10 and 14 years of age and procurement of a child under 14 years of age for unlawful sexual activity. He was refused bail and scheduled to appear in Raymond Terrace Court today. RELATED: MAN ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED SOLEMNISING OF UNDERAGE MARRIAGE   Read More »

ALLEGED TORTURE TEENS FACE COURT

More horrific allegations have come to light over the alleged torture of a 20-year-old man at Southport last Friday. We warn some information may be upsetting to some viewers. Read More »

TEENS USE BOLT CUTTERS IN ATTEMPTED ATM ROBBERY

A young Gold Coast pair has been charged over a brazen raid on an Upper Coomera ATM. Angry family members lashed out at media, after one of the accused appeared in court. Read More »

FAMILY, FRIENDS AT A LOSS TO EXPLAIN FATAL STABBING

On Saturday morning, Paul Gathercole and Robbie Charles were flat mates, living in Mermaid Beach.. and, by all accounts, friends. Within hours, one of them had been stabbed to death, the other was charged with murder. Outside court, the accused killer’s father was at a loss to explain what went so tragically wrong. Read More »

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