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Warrant issued for man’s arrest after failed court showing

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man who failed to appear in Gatton court on Monday, charged with a string of alleged offences.

Sam Simon Stievn was to appear in the Gatton Magistrates Court after being charged with five serious offences.

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The offences included:

1x obstruct police officer

1x enter premises and commit indictable offence

1x fraud - dishonestly gain benefit/advantage

1x receiving tainted property

1x failing to appear in accordance with undertaking

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Magistrate Graham Lee dismissed an email sent to the court from Stievn requesting that his matters be adjourned to Southport Magistrates Court at a later date.

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