Serco guard assaulted
A 26-year-old man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a Serco security guard at Geraldton Courthouse on January 24.
Kim Justin Papertalk appeared in Geraldton Magistrate’s Court on Thursday charged with trespassing, aggravated common assault, breaching protective bail conditions and assaulting a contract worker providing court security or custodial services. He pleaded guilty to all charges on a previous appearance, except for the assault on the court security officer, which he pleaded guilty to via videolink last Thursday.
He was granted bail with a personal undertaking of $3000 to attend a farming property in Mullewa.
The court will prepare a verbal presentence report before Papertalk’s next appearance in Mullewa Magistrate’s Court on May 17.