Rebels bikie jailed for punching man on
Darwin’s Mitchell St because he got in his “personal space”
October 15, 201512:56pm
A Rebels bikie has
been sentenced to three months’ jail for punching a man
on Darwin’s Mitchell St because he got in his “personal
space”. Picture: Supplied
REBELS bikie Andrew Summerfield has been
sentenced to three months’ jail for punching a man on
Darwin’s Mitchell St because he got in his “personal space”.
The 22-year-old admitted punching his victim
to the head during a night out at Wisdom Bar in November 2014.
Prosecutor Erin McAuley said Summerfield
admitted the offence to police. “He said ‘I pushed him to the
face with a clenched fist, he was in my personal space’,’’ she
Summerfield also pleaded guilty to several
driving offences in Darwin Magistrates Court yesterday. He
admitted riding a vehicle in a dangerous manner, damaging the
surface of a road and driving with substances in his system.
He also pleaded guilty to five breaches of
Defence lawyer Julia Ker said the punch was
“very much towards the lower end of the scale” of seriousness.
Magistrate Elizabeth Morris sentenced
Summerfield to three months’ jail for the aggravated assault. He
received an additional seven days for the breaches of bail, a
six-month driving disqualification and $950 in fines.