Second chance given after suspended sentence breach

A MOUNT Gambier man found in possession of four push knives while serving a suspended sentence for a weapons-related crime has narrowly avoided time behind bars. Andrew David Howe, 34, appeared in the Mount Gambier[…]

Accused bailed despite lengthy disorderly history

A MOUNT Gambier man with a history of incidents at the Mount Gambier Hospital was released on bail last week despite another act of disorderly behaviour in the emergency department last month.As new details emerged[…]

Justice reform caution urged

A LOCAL solicitor is fearful a change to sentencing discount laws would lead to lengthy delays in court cases and put more pressure on the judicial […]

‘Vicious attacker’ jailed for assault

A MILLICENT man has been jailed for almost two years over an attack on his ex-partner which the sentencing magistrate described as “sustained and vicious”. Nicola […]

Smoking ban for SA prisons

THE State Government will support Cancer Council SA’s call to ban smoking in South Australian prisons by 2020[…]

Sniffer dog squad expands

THE number of South Australian Operation Security Unit dogs trained to sniff out contraband in the state’s prisons is set to increase, with two new members soon to join the squad[…]