Cocktail of firearm charges leads to jail

A SERIES of events has landed a Wangolina man in jail after a simple disorderly behaviour charge led to police discovering the offender was not complying with firearm regulations.

Damien James Shepherd, 23, appeared via video-link in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court on Tuesday to be sentenced for disorderly behaviour, resisting police, drink driving and a series of firearms charges.

The defendant found himself in trouble with the law for the first time in his life on July 29 when he ran at a police vehicle and hit the bonnet.

He was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly behaviour and was ordered by police to surrender his firearms the following day.

When he was released from police custody, Shepherd

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