Dalby’s most shocking cases of family and domestic violence
A NUMBER of domestic violence related offences pass through our court system every week, with varying degrees of severity.
Here are some of Dalby’s most shocking cases of domestic and family violence from this year:
Dalby couple go on domestic violence spree over four months
BLEEDING from the mouth and his body covered with bruises after a fight with his pregnant girlfriend, a Dalby man, 27, admitted to committing a string of domestic violence offences against his partner, including smashing her phone, punching a hole in the wall, and engaging in a physical fight with her while driving a car.
The same defendant told Magistrates Roger Stark he wished to resume a relationship with his victim.
‘You spiteful s--t’: Read this Dalby father’s ‘despicable’ texts to ex
WHEN a 27-year-old Dalby father found himself locked out of his YouTube account, he turned the blame onto his ex-partner, calling her a “dog”, a “s--t”, and gaslighting her until she was forced to go to police.
Police prosecutor senior constable Jodie Tahana told the court that on January 21, the defendant was the respondent of a domestic violence protection order which barred him from contacting his former partner unless through a mediator.
Western Downs man’s pub visit after he choked partner
A WESTERN Downs judge told a 37-year-old Miles man that choking was often the final step before a man killed his partner.
That same man left his injured partner locked in a laundry, suffering bruising to her neck and head from where he choked her while he went to the pub for a drink.