A MAGISTRATE who was urged not to bow to the ‘hot breath of public opinion’ over a Gold Coast shooting spree has refused bail for an accused M1 gunman.
Greg Stolz | December 10th, 2010 | Courier Mail
Mahan Gheisari, 27, appeared in Southport Magistrate’s Court today charged over the drive-by shooting at a young couple on the M1 last Saturday night. The female passenger was showered with glass as the bullet smashed through the rear window.
A FORMER Gold Coast police officer cleared of faking evidence to win a traffic case has claimed he was a victim of a Crime and Misconduct Commission witch-hunt.
David Allan Spedding, 42, lost his job as a Surfers Paradise traffic officer in 2008 after he was accused of making a false statement to the court.
Bill Potts appears on a sentence in the Southport District Court for dangerous driving causing GBH whilst adversely affected by alcohol – sentence of 2.5yrs imprisonment, to serve 3 month
We live in a country with a legal system that is largely based on legislation; but in some cases that legislation is derived from decisions in superior courts. A court will make a ruling on a particular case and the hierarchy of courts in Australia generally sees the lower courts being bound to follow the decision of the higher courts.