Nuisance ends up in court

TIMOTHY Michael Payne, 22, of Bundaberg pleaded guilty in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday to public nuisance and driving without a licence.

The court heard that on June 26 at 3.15am, police observed Payne punching a man outside of the Central Hotel in Targo Street.

They saw at least three of the blows land on the victim.

On July 17, police found the man driving unlicensed.

He had been disqualified from driving on April 22.

The court heard the public nuisance was the fifth like-natured offence the 22-year-old had committed.

He was placed on probation for 12 months and disqualified from driving for two years which will begin when his suspension from April ends.



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