Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Bummer of an Act; Man Who Exposes Himself Then Throws Lego Avoids Jail

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Bummer of an Act; Man Who Exposes Himself Then Throws Lego Avoids Jail

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Byline: Hayden Johnson

A HERVEY Bay man has narrowly avoided jail after he exposed his bum to other drivers, entered Pialba Place Shopping Centre drunk and threw objects at other shoppers.

Pt Vernon resident Anthony Stewert Drinan, 29, pleaded guilty in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court yesterday to two counts of committing a public nuisance, common assault, driving under the influence of liquor and driving without a licence.

Police prosecutor Jeanette Grigoris told the court that at 11.05am on August 31 Anthony Stewert Drinan was driving his Holden station wagon on Hunter St when he cut off a Toyota Landcruiser.

Drinan blocked the road with his Holden, got out and walked to the Landcruiser.

He then reached through its open window and pulled the driver's seatbelt.

"The defendant has continued with his violent and aggressive behaviour by smashing on the driver's side window numerous times with a closed fist," Snr Const Grigoris said.

When that was unsuccessful he pulled a windscreen wiper off. …

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