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Guns on the Gold Coast – Bill Potts

Gun licences on the Gold Coast have risen by 36 per cent over the past two years, nearly double the figure for the rest of the state. There’s also been a growing increase in the number of gun related incidents. Some say fear of growing home invasions is driving the rise in ownership while others point to an increase in criminal gangs. So what is it? Bill Potts is a criminal lawyer based on the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast’s best cop fined for drink-driving

Gold Coast's best cop fined for drink-driving A police officer named the Gold Coast's best has been fined for drink-driving. But the officer dodged a conviction that could have resulted in him being kicked out of the force. Constable Michael Froggatt, who won Rotary's Gold Coast policeman of the year award in 2010, pleaded guilty to driving with a blood alcohol reading of 0.085 on Sunday. Magistrate Terry Duroux decided not to record a conviction, something that would have ended Froggatt's policing career. Mr Duroux noted Froggatt still faces police disciplinary proceedings, which could result in sanctions, loss of rank and a pay cut. Froggatt's lawyer Bill Potts argued...

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