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Man, 21, fined $300 for coughing on police officer at Bondi beach

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A man have been fined $300 after coughing on a police officer at Bondi Beach yesterday morning.

A man have been fined $300 after coughing on a police officer at Bondi Beach yesterday morning.

The 21-year-old, Clayton Eade was approached by police after ignoring 'beach closed' signs and warning from lifeguards to leave the area.

Officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command spoke with a 21-year-old man and cautioned him for failing to comply with terms of noice on the sign.  

After the man allegedly refused to follow move-on directions, he was arrested, during which, he coughed at an officer, claiming to have COVID-19.

He was taken to Waverley Police Station and charged with fail to comply with terms of notice erected by council, fail or refuse to comply with requirement of police officer, resist officer in execution of duty and intimidate police officer in execution of duty without actual bodily harm.

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Eade pleaded guilty to all charges and sentenced to a community correction order for 18 months, as well as eight months intensive corrections for intimidation on top of the $300 fine.

It has since been confirmed that the man does not have COVID-19.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/coronavirus-man-fined-300-for-coughing-on-police-officer-at-bondi-beach/0ae99eee-7af3-48e1-87c6-84a6841a256f

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