BREACH OF ORDER
A MAN on parole pleaded guilty in Mareeba Magistrates Court on Monday to breaching a community service order. He appeared on three separate charges including possessing dangerous drugs and breaching a domestic violence order. Police prosecutor Sergeant Matthew Mitchell told the court that Michael Peter Rubu was previously given 60 hours of community service due to other matters.He attended on five occasions accumulating 30 hours and failed to complete the full 60 hours. Rubu, 47, said he was unable to attend due to illness but failed to provide a medical certificate. Magistrate Tom Braes did not take into account Rubu’s past criminal history. He was given a total of four months jail to be serviced accumulatively with any other sentence and he will be eligible for parole on January 3, 2018.