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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Bail for Gold Coast Man

A MAN who was allegedly the lookout during a violent Labrador home invasion has been released on bail amid concerns about the strength of the case against him. It’s alleged that on June 16 three men stormed into the Rathbone Place home, made threats and slashed a 26-year-old man in the face. It’s understood the gash severed an artery and…

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Greyhound Trainer to Fight Charges

Daniel Hannay said the 68-year-old intended to challenge the charges. They followed last month’s ABC Four Corners expose on the use of live animal bait in greyhound training, which caused outrage and rocked the industry nationwide. ‘We are fundamentally denying the allegations that he is facing,’ Mr Hannay said. Noble had previously spoken candidly about using live bait to help…

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