Resident hears noise on roof, police find 20yo, not Santa

A 20-YEAR-OLD Bucasia man is set to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court after police found him drinking on a resident's roof in Erakala.

The incident occurred on December 13 when a resident of Jardine Dr, Erakala heard noise on the roof of their home about 9am.

Enquiries revealed a man consuming alcohol on their roof, police said.

Mackay Northern Beaches were contacted and attended the location.

After police attempted to communicate with the man it is alleged that he climbed down and attempted to run away from officers.  

He was found hiding a short distance away.  

After a conversation with police, a 20-year-old Bucasia man was arrested for a trespass offence and also obstructing police.

He will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on January 11, 2016 to have the charges heard. 


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