Soldier fined over cache of weapons in bedroom
A SOLDIER who served in Iraq and PNG has faced a double punishment after being found with a stash of weapons at his Kangaroo Point nt home.
Jack Kurtis Shee- han (pictured), 24, pleaded guilty to two explosives and d weapons charges in n the Brisbane Arrests s Court yesterday.
The court heard d Dutton Park police e found a smoke grenade, military machinegun rounds and two electric stun guns after searching Sheehan’s unit this year.
Sheehan’s barrister, Peter Trout, said his client had served in the army for six years and as a result of two overseas tours had now been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress diso order.
Magistrate P.J. Byrne sa said he took into acc count Sheehan’s early g guilty pleas and said the in incident, while regretta table, had resulted in Sheehan seeking proper medical treatment for his co condition.
He also took into account that Sheehan had been separately punished by the Army. He fined Sheehan $400 and ordered no conviction be recorded.