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‘Gut-wrenching’: Thieves target charity for second time

“GUT WRENCHING: Graham House is reeling after second break-in and robbery in less than a year.” hints thechronicle.com.au. Manager of the not-for-profit organisation, Linda O’Hare said it was ‘time they pay’ after the second serious break-in in less than 12 months.”We have five vehicles off the road so we have had to cancel our clients,” […]

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Potentially fatal find in child’s Coco Pops

“A MUM was left in shock after claiming she found a potentially lethal pill hiding inside her son’s bowl of Coco Pops.” claims thechronicle.com.au. “We’re in contact with a consumer who has let us know she found a tablet in her Coco Pops.”Everyone with kids who eat coco pops please be careful Alex was eating […]

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Engineer charged in theft of Apple self-driving car secrets

“A CHINESE engineer was charged with stealing secrets from a stealth self-driving vehicle project at Apple, a freshly unsealed criminal complaint revealed.” notices thechronicle.com.au. The next month, a co-worker noticed Chen taking photos of the self-driving car project and alerted superiors, the filing said.Xiaolang Zhang was accused stealing trade secrets from the Apple project, according […]

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Advocates help farmers debunk ‘animal cruelty’ website

“FARMERS with properties were listed on anti-farming website Aussiefarms.org.au are encouraged to contact Meat and Livestock Australia or the National Farmers Federation for help.” claims thechronicle.com.au. DATA BASE: Aussiefarms.org.au is calling for activist to collect evidence of animal abuse at farms across the country.”Putting the locations of farms online could be creating an attack map […]

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Tainted pugs after online love rat scam

“A bizarre online dating and money laundering scam resulted in pugs being declared ‘tainted property’. (File) A bizarre online dating and money laundering scam resulted in pugs being declared ‘tainted property’. (File) SneakyElbow Those words perfectly described what happened when Leeanne Maree Walters fell for a mysterious online lothario.” asserts thechronicle.com.au. Walters, 46, pleaded guilty […]

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Restaurant shut down over roaches, faeces and grime

“THE owner of a St Lucia restaurant that was immediately shut down when health inspectors found it infested with cockroaches has been fined more than $20,000.” argues thechronicle.com.au. “It is a very worrying set of circumstances to see a cockroach infestation in a food business,” Mr Micairan said.Mr Trout said the five-day shutdown cost Prasad […]

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Pre Christmas drinks lands miner in trouble

“Tyler Wade Walker represented himself in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday where he pleaded guilty to one drink driving charge.” informs thechronicle.com.au. A CENTRAL Queensland miner had pre Christmas drinks until 3am before hopping in the car and driving down the Capricorn Highway seven hours later.Police prosecutor Clancy Fox said Walker was intercepted at Gogango at […]

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Woman banned after puppy locked in car outside court

“Kayleen Joyce Fay, 30, pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today to one count of animal cruelty.” writes thechronicle.com.au. Kayleen Joyce Fay, 30, pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of animal cruelty.A WOMAN who left a young pup locked in her car in direct sunlight while she supported her former boyfriend […]

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Driver sideswiped, hemmed in, forced out in wild crime spree

“Facebook AN INNOCENT driver was sideswiped, blocked in, and forced from his car during a chaotic crime spree.” asserts thechronicle.com.au. Former Ipswich man David Joseph Francesco Siciliani and Lisa Louise Mitchell were sentenced on Wednesday for their role in the rampage.Another co-accused, Jessica Renee Sears, pleaded guilty to unlawfully using and unlawfully entering a vehicle.David […]

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Without deterrents motorbikes are gone in 60 seconds

“Once stolen, motorbikes are difficult to identify and track down.” says thechronicle.com.au. Once stolen, motorbikes are also difficult to identify and track down, so it’s recommended you keep a record of the make, model and VIN/engine numbers.It’s a bold statement but when more than 1567 motorbikes are pinched in just 12 months, bold statements are […]