Drunk vandal ordered to complete community service

A MOUNT Gambier man who smashed a local hotel window with a bottle of vodka after staff attempted to remove him has been ordered to complete community service.

Gary John Lindquist, 35, appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court to be sentenced for one charge of damaging a building.

The prosecution said the defendant was at a local hotel when staff noticed he was heavily intoxicated drinking a 750mL bottle of vodka inside the dining area.

When they attempted to remove the patron, he reacted angrily to the request and threw his bottle at the rear door window.

It shattered the glass and the


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