A Perth Man Will Serve Jail Time For Breaching Quarantine Restrictions
Seven months behind bars
A 53 year-old Perth man has been sentenced to seven months in prison for breaching Covid quarantine restrictions.
The man was charged with failing to comply with quarantine restrictions after travelling from Brisbane to Perth.
The 53 year-old opted for self-quarantine at his home in Scarborough but was found to breach the requirements for self-isolation.
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While in quarantine, the man was in contact with tradespeople who were there to conduct work at his home, along with other community members who attended the property to pick items they had purchased online.
The man was discovered to have breached restrictions after exposing his self-quarantine status to one of his customers, who then reported him to police.
The man has plead guilty to 15 charges and was sentenced to seven months in prison.
He is expected to serve at least two months behind bars.
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