Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

'Naked Man' Causes a Scene; Marijuana, Knife Found on Intoxicated Fisherman during Pat Down

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

'Naked Man' Causes a Scene; Marijuana, Knife Found on Intoxicated Fisherman during Pat Down

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Byline: Ross Irby

POLICE received a call after midnight about a possible naked men yelling out on a Bundaberg street with others nearby.

Officers went to investigate and came across commercial fisherman Robert Spinks, who was intoxicated.

Police prosecutor Andrew Blunt told Bundaberg Magistrates Court a complaint was made about a naked man who was yelling in the street with another man trying to pacify him.

Spinks was arrested at 12.40am and in a pat-down police found a clip-seal bag in his jeans pocket that held a gram of marijuana.

A pocket-knife attached to a wallet chain was inside his shoulder bag.

Senior Constable Blunt said when officers were trying to place Spinks into the back of a police car he was warned several times not to obstruct them.

Spinks was removed from the car yelling and screaming and put into a paddy wagon.

During the transfer he had been animated and pushed back from the officers.

Spinks, 40, pleaded guilty in Bundaberg Magistrates Court to committing a public nuisance at 12. …

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