Man exposes himself at Rockhampton PCYC carnival rides

STANDING between two carnival rides amongst a crowd of children and their families, Pieter John Minter dropped his pants and performed a sex act on himself.

Minter was at a children's carnival at Stapleton Park near the PCYC in Rockhampton when the offence occurred on April 8, in full view of the crowd of about 150 people.

Recently the 37-year-old's long criminal history of similar offences was read out to Rockhampton Magistrates Court.

Police were called about 7.30pm and reported Minter smelled strongly of alcohol.

The court heard Minter suffered anxiety, and had struggled with alcohol, speed and cannabis since he was a teenager.

Magistrate Michael O'Driscoll told Minter his conduct was clearly unacceptable.

Minter was sentenced to two years' probation, during which he will attend counselling and undergo therapy.



FLUORIDE DEBATE: Deputy mayor calls for vote this year

premium_icon FLUORIDE DEBATE: Deputy mayor calls for vote this year

Medical bodies call for council to reverse 2016 decision.

Endeavour adventure for the high seas

Endeavour adventure for the high seas

STS Young Endeavour spent several days berthed at Gladstone Marina

GALLERY: Gladstone Eisteddfod excites with dance routines

premium_icon GALLERY: Gladstone Eisteddfod excites with dance routines

Gladstone Eisteddfod returns after one months absence.

Local Partners