Knife man jumps balcony
POLICE arrested a 33-year-old Cooya Beach man on January 4 in relation to a public nuisance offence which took place in Reef St, when he made threats to a resident and provoking police. Later on that evening the man was found running through a unit complex in possession of a knife and a short time later was involved in an altercation with police without the knife. The man evaded police by jumping over a second-floor balcony but was arrested a couple of hours later and subsequently charged with the public nuisance offence and offences of trespass, wilful damage, break-and-enter and obstructing police. The man appeared in the Cairns Magistrate’s Court and was granted bail until January 25 but has since breached his bail and is wanted for questioning by police, evading police again on January 9. If you have any information call police on 4087 1999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.