Aspiring male mannequin, 20, has a choose assist him as he avoids conviction for possessing a bag of MDMA at Subject Day
- An aspiring male mannequin prevented a conviction after being caught with MDMA
- Angus Rodman, 20, was at Subject Day competition when a police canine flagged him
- He spat out a resealable plastic bag containing powder when police approached
An aspiring male mannequin who prevented a conviction after being caught with a bag of MDMA in his mouth at a Sydney competition acquired a letter of assist from a South Australian Supreme Court docket choose.
Angus Bernard Rodman, 20, was on the Subject Day music competition in Sydney’s Area on January 1, when a police drug canine flagged him, courtroom paperwork present.
Officers approached Rodman and requested if he had medication in his possession and he ‘mumbled’ a response.
Angus Bernard Rodman (pictured), 20, was on the Subject Day music competition in Sydney’s Area on January 1 when a police drug canine flagged him, courtroom paperwork present
At that time, the paperwork state, Rodman spat out a resealable plastic bag containing white powder.
Rodman was arrested and later charged with possessing half a gram of MDMA.
NSW Police say he ‘made full admissions’ to possessing the drug and entered a responsible plea when the matter went earlier than a Sydney courtroom earlier this yr.
Former South Australian solicitor-general and now Supreme Court docket choose Martin Hinton QC wrote a personality reference to the courtroom in February stating Rodman was ‘a younger man of nice potential’.
‘I’m conscious of the offence with which Angus has been charged,’ the letter, seen by AAP, states.
‘It doesn’t change my opinion of him.’
Rodman (pictured left) was arrested and later charged with possessing half a gram of MDMA.
The aspiring mannequin prevented a conviction after being caught with a bag of MDMA in his mouth at a competition. He acquired a letter of assist from a South Australian Supreme Court docket choose
Justice Hinton stated he’d recognized Rodman since he was eight years previous and was his first basketball coach.
Rodman and the choose’s son performed basketball collectively till Rodman left Adelaide, the letter explains. Rodman’s mother and father are “good mates” with Justice Hinton and his spouse
Greater than 150 individuals have been arrested through the Subject Day drug canine operation, NSW Police stated on the time.
5 individuals have been hospitalised – 4 for suspected drug-related points.
Rodman on Tuesday was discovered responsible by a Justice of the Peace at Sydney’s Downing Centre Native Court docket with no conviction recorded.
He was handed a 12-month conditional launch order beneath which he should not commit any additional offences.
‘I’ve by no means seen him act in an unsportsmanlike method,’ Justice Hinton wrote in his letter.
‘I’ve each expectation that he’ll show these qualities in life typically.’
The South Australian choose stated Rodman would doubtless be dissatisfied in himself and embarrassed for his ‘unwaveringly supportive’ mother and father.
Rodman’s lawyer, Omar Juweinat, declined to touch upon the specifics of the case however famous there was no protected technique to eat MDMA.
‘In contrast to hashish, how would you actually know what you are ingesting?’ he informed AAP on Wednesday.
‘There actually can’t be a center floor.’
Justice Hinton declined to remark when contacted by AAP.