News

Dalby man to face court after weekend in custody

CHARGES LAID: Aaron Jason Brown, 21, has been charged with a range of offences involving a firearm after police attended a car rollover in Blaxland.
CHARGES LAID: Aaron Jason Brown, 21, has been charged with a range of offences involving a firearm after police attended a car rollover in Blaxland. Sam Flanagan

AARON Jason Brown will appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court today after spending the weekend in custody.

The 21-year-old man has been charged with a range of offences involving a firearm, after police attended a car rollover in Blaxland.

Police were called to a home on Blaxland Rd on Friday afternoon after a reported disturbance.

It is alleged that Brown was threatening his neighbour with a rifle.

Police arrived at the premises at around 4.30pm to learn that the Brown had driven off a short time before.

Police were then called to a single vehicle rollover on Blaxland-Irvingdale Rd, with a car matching the description of the one involved in the disturbance.

When police arrived at the scene Brown threw the rifle into nearby bushland, before being arrested by police.

Once police had arrested Brown, he proceeded to walk police to the area where he threw the firearm that was in his possession.

Police have laid three charges against Brown, dangerous possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm and receiving tainted property: a firearm.

Brown has been held in custody since Friday and was scheduled to appear via video link to the St. George Magistrates Court yesterday.

However, Brown's case was subsequently adjourned to the Toowoomba Magistrates court, where the matter will be heard today.

Topics:  car rollover editors picks firearm


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Woman searches for man involved in dad's death

TRUCKING CRASH: Rebecca Slade wants to find the person who was in a head-on collision with her dad, Jeffrey Slade, 10 years ago.

He was on his way to meet his family at the Coast for a holiday

WATCH: Driver mounts path to try hit pedestrian

A Dalby woman has shared shocking footage of a car swerving onto the footpath and attempting to hit a pedestrian outside her home.

A Dalby woman has shared shocking footage online

Work on $7b Surat Basin project still over a year away

Top view of an excavator loading the truck with coal

UPDATE: Glencore unlikely to start building within 12 months

Local Partners

Fancy a head full of Coldplay on Samsung VR?

Coldplay fans will be able to enjoy the supergroup's A Head Full of Dreams Tour live in virtual reality from Chicago’s Soldier Field on Friday.

CMC ROCKS: Organisers reveal 2018 festival dates

CMC Rocks will return to Willowbank in March, 2018.

Country music fans mark these dates in your calendar

MOVIE REVIEW: Cinderella story classic comedy of errors

Toni Collette in a scene from the movie Madame.

EVERY time Toni Collette does comedy, a fairy takes flight.

Nikki responds to rumours she’s now dating Richie

Nikki Gogan, Richie Strahan and Alex Nation on The Bachelor.

Bachelor runner-up has responded to rumours she’s now dating Richie.

The Dark Tower review round-up

Idris Elba and Tom Taylor in a scene from the movie The Dark Tower.

Stephen King adaptation disappoints both newbies and fans.

WATCH: Johann Ofner's run on Australia’s Ninja Warrior

Johann Ofner on Ninja Warrior

Ofner’s girlfriend, model Kati Garnett, shared a montage of series

‘Lose 10 kilos in two weeks’

Be Fit Food founders Kate Save and Dr Geoff Draper.

A WEIGHT loss meal plan sparked a bidding war on Shark Tank.

Airbnb, Stayz and co tipped to squeeze Coast market

HOLIDAY BOOM: Airbnb letting is putting a further squeeze on long-term rentals.

Councils exploring options to manage the industry

How we got a rental straight away on the Coast

Rita and David Allara, moved down from Townsville, paid three months up front rent to secure the place at flash new unit block in Kings Beach.

Genius move helps secure rental property

Developer tears up couple's contract for new home

Jade and Edward Roberts were stung by the sunset clause on the first day of their honeymoon.

The developer has the right to do this under the sunset clause

Reports of Ibrahim family connections to farm and food hub

John Ibrahimat Bluesfest 2012.

REPORTS circulate colourful Sydney family have investments on the NR

Stunning, heritage-listed Coast home going under the hammer

STUNNING: Buderim House, a stunning heritage-listed Queenslander estate, is going to auction.

Coast home that played host to royalty is set for auction

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!