Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Handcuffed in Court for Multiplegun, Drug Counts; Man Remanded in Custody to Avoid Risk

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Handcuffed in Court for Multiplegun, Drug Counts; Man Remanded in Custody to Avoid Risk

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Byline: Geoff Egan geoff.egan@qt.com.au

A MAN who been charged with possession of illegal shotguns and drugs, as well as theft and breaking and entering, has been refused bail.

Kerry Allan Hall, 37, appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court yesterday, facing more than two dozen charges for weapons, drugs, theft and burglary offences.

He has been charged with illegally possessing three guns, ammunition, a magazine for a semi-automatic or pump action gun, five counts of failing to appear in court, one count of unauthorised use of a motor vehicle, as well as possession of drugs, drug utensils and several theft and break and enter offences.

Two of the guns he is charged with having illegally were double barrelled shotguns, one of which is also tainted property, as well as a small calibre rifle.

The drug charges he is facing include the possession of marijuana, a water pipe and a stove top used in the commission of a crime.

Hall was taken into the court house in handcuffs after police told the magistrate he could pose a security risk to the court following his behaviour in the watchhouse. …

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