Ex-NRL Star Jason Smith Avoids Jail

EX-NRL star Jason Smith has avoided a stint in jail after pleading guilty to downgraded charges of possessing cocaine. The 44-year-old was today sentenced to three years imprisonment – but released immediately on parole – for buying 6.5 ounces of the drug. The court was told Smith bought the cocaine from accused cocaine kingpin John Touma between June and November…

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Former Fink Escapes Jail Term

A FORMER Finks bikie who assaulted and extorted the owners of a Gold Coast sex shop has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence more than a decade later. Richard Michail, also known as Richard Savage, turned up at the Mermaid Beach sex shop in July 2004 after the owners attempted to back out of a sign-writing deal with his partner….

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Ricki Smiler Released on Bail

A MAN accused of punching a man who then cracked his head on the footpath in Labrador has been released on bail after nine months on remand. Ricki Smiler, 21, appeared in the Southport Magistrates Court this morning on charges of robbery with actual violence and fraud following the incident on December 7. Smiler was one of five men charged…

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