Chase accused would not stand up in court
A 20-year-old man, charged in relation to a police chase through Parmelia last week, has been remanded in custody after he refused to stand for the magistrate.
Brendon Les Greg Anderson, of Leda, appeared unrepresented in Rockingham Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, September 19, facing 18 charges.
Police allege Mr Anderson committed several burglaries in Par- melia early on Monday, September 18. He then allegedly led police on a chase through several Leda properties on Robbins Retreat, Porter Gardens, Goldney Court and on the roof of a house in Bilya Gardens.
The prosecution told the court Mr Anderson was known to police and had been released from jail on Friday, August 4.
Speaking in court, Mr Anderson told Magistrate Leanne Atkins he was unemployed and receiving Centrelink benefits. He appeared visibly distressed when hearing his charges and refused to stand when ordered, before being taken away by guards. He is charged with home burglary and commit, stealing and three counts of burglary with intent. He is also charged with eight counts of trespassing, two counts of criminal damage and one count of possessing an instrument with intent to commit an offence.
He is due to reappear at a later date.
Brendon Les Greg Anderson, of Leda, was remanded in custody.