Birth­day re­prieve

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - NEWS -

A MAN on charges has asked a Gold Coast mag­is­trate to ex­cuse him from at­tend­ing court on his birth­day.

Gary Michael Gon­za­les ap­peared in the South­port Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day charged with drug and pub­lic nui­sance of­fences.

Mag­is­trate Ber­nadette Cal­laghan was ad­journ­ing the mat­ter un­til Novem­ber 30, but Gon­za­les said from the dock: “That’s my birth­day.”

“You don’t want to come to court on your birth­day?” Ms Cal­laghan said.

“No,” Gon­za­les replied. She ad­journed the case un­til Novem­ber 28.

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