mackay crime

‘He’s my son’: mum talks about terrifying attack

premium_icon ‘He’s my son’: mum talks about terrifying attack

Glenella mother watched as her son was jailed

Son accused of pouring fuel on mum, chasing with blow torch

premium_icon Son accused of pouring fuel on mum, chasing with blow torch

Mother recounts in court about her son's alleged behaviour.

Squatter dope farmers targetting cane paddocks

premium_icon Squatter dope farmers targetting cane paddocks

83-year-old farmer has a problem with a weed of a different kind

Man’s $50k drug stash under stereo was for ‘personal use’

premium_icon Man’s $50k drug stash under stereo was for ‘personal use’

Mackay man found with a huge quantity of illicit drugs

Driver speaks after daylight taxi attack

premium_icon Driver speaks after daylight taxi attack

’I am not just a taxi driver, I am a human being’: Police are investigating after a...

Mackay man arrested over overseas child exploitation charge

premium_icon Mackay man arrested over overseas child exploitation charge

His alleged victim was a 12-year-old boy in the Philippines.

Cop charged with sexual assault

premium_icon Cop charged with sexual assault

Senior constable charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a woman

Stranger lurking in home discovered by resident

premium_icon Stranger lurking in home discovered by resident

An East Mackay resident had a rude awakening

Fake detective sets man on fire in his living room

premium_icon Fake detective sets man on fire in his living room

A stranger tossed petrol onto a man’s bare chest and set him on fire

Parked car sparks baseball bat attack

premium_icon Parked car sparks baseball bat attack

A man was attacked with a baseball bat and $8000 worth of damage

Glamour launders cash for ice kingpin boyfriend

premium_icon Glamour launders cash for ice kingpin boyfriend

The girlfriend of a Mackay drug peddler was “washing” the cash through her bank...

Appeal date set for convicted child rapist

premium_icon Appeal date set for convicted child rapist

The family of the victim want the ‘monster’s’ citizenship stripped.

Father chokes bus driver in road rage outburst

premium_icon Father chokes bus driver in road rage outburst

The assault was sparked after the man’s wife was forced off highway

Rape victim has ‘nightmares’ of terrifying assault

premium_icon Rape victim has ‘nightmares’ of terrifying assault

A married man raped and sexual assaulted a sleeping woman

Man avoids jail over huge bush drug crop

premium_icon Man avoids jail over huge bush drug crop

‘It wasn’t a sophisticated set up by any means.’

Woman tormented over boyfriend’s ‘horrible’ death

premium_icon Woman tormented over boyfriend’s ‘horrible’ death

New details emerge about night a dad bled to death in home invasion.

Convicted child rapist set to walk free from jail

premium_icon Convicted child rapist set to walk free from jail

Rogelio Acosta Ruiz to be released from jail

Boss and worker learn fate over brutal bar assaults

premium_icon Boss and worker learn fate over brutal bar assaults

‘You can’t buy your way out of jail, but you can show remorse.’

How the fork-point armed robbery case played out

premium_icon How the fork-point armed robbery case played out

‘He hadn’t even thought about committing the armed robbery when he walked in.’

Disgruntled worker’s ‘malicious’ rampage against boss

premium_icon Disgruntled worker’s ‘malicious’ rampage against boss

He had a cocktail of drugs when he drove with open gas canisters

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