Full list of everyone scheduled to appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today. Photo: File
Full list of everyone scheduled to appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today. Photo: File

Man’s ‘drunken rant’ puts him in court

A GLADSTONE man who yelled abuse through his neighbourhood while intoxicated was mourning 12 years since he last saw his daughter.

Aaron Joel Sanyasi, 41, pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday to public nuisance.

On August 17, at 7.30pm, police were called to a New Auckland address with reports of an intoxicated man who was yelling abuse in the area.

Sanyasi was also throwing items from his balcony down his driveway, with a barbell hitting a neighbour’s fence.

Police observed empty bottles on the ground.

Defence lawyer Cassandra Ditchfield told the court the offending occurred around the anniversary of the last time Sanyasi saw his daughter.

She said he was drinking heavily and he was out of line.

“He has no recollection whatsoever of the incident,” Ms Ditchfield said.

She described the event as a “drunken rant” where he was throwing his own property.

Sanyasi was fined $800 and a conviction was recorded.

Read more public nuisance stories:

Teen punches man dating his ex

Man causes nuisance at pub after being caught drink driving

Man banned from centrelink throws coin, damages glass door



Crews working to contain fire at Lowmead

Premium Content Crews working to contain fire at Lowmead

Rural Fire Service crews are monitoring a fire on Stockbridge Road at Lowmead.

LNP pledges $33b four-lane Bruce Highway upgrade

Premium Content LNP pledges $33b four-lane Bruce Highway upgrade

Current upgrades are budgeted until 2028 and the LNP promise continues until...

What’s being done in Rio Tinto’s $75m Gladstone shutdowns

Premium Content What’s being done in Rio Tinto’s $75m Gladstone shutdowns

“Up to an extra 500 specialised contractors working at the sites in recent months,”...