Resident Rod Lambert yesterday told the court that he feared for his life after alleged threats from a high-profile real estate agent and Ken Lacey.
Two New Zealand men, David Galloway and Malakai Lui, both 20, and Australian Dustin Johnston, 37, faced a murder trial in the Queensland Supreme Court over the death of Daniel Dwyer, 46.
By Greg Stolz & Jeremy Pierce
If it wasn’t so terrifying for the victims, the long series of Gold Coast crimes could almost be described as monotonous.
Forty-four hold-ups on the Coast so far this year, twenty this month alone. Barely a day seems to go by on the Glitter Strip when someone doesn’t pull a knife, gun, syringe or an iron bar on some hapless shopkeeper, service station attendant, pizza delivery driver or – in the latest robbery, which happened on Thursday – a teenage worker at McDonalds.
Leah Fineran | July 9th, 2010 | Gold Coast Bulletin | www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au
A CONVICTED drug trafficker once dubbed the ‘Mrs Big of the drug world’ is back behind bars after being denied bail on fresh drug allegations.
Nana Puscas, 57, was arrested on Wednesday after a police raid netted almost half a kilogram of heroin at her Ormeau Road home.
Police also arrested 52-year-old Nicolae Tufis from NSW, who they allege was restocking her supplies.
Both suspects have been charged with trafficking, supplying and possessing a dangerous drug.
Leah Fineran | July 1st, 2010 | GOLD COAST NEWS
A BOAT driver whose girlfriend fell overboard and was hacked to death by a propeller on the Gold Coast has been fined $2000 after being found guilty of unsafe operation of a shipbut not guilty of causing her death.