JAIL TIME: Joshua Joseph Robinson appeared via video in Gladstone Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to several charges including the serious assault of a police officer, wilful damage of police property, public nuisance and common assault.
JAIL TIME: Joshua Joseph Robinson appeared via video in Gladstone Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to several charges including the serious assault of a police officer, wilful damage of police property, public nuisance and common assault.

Bizarre, brutal street fight over man's missing dog

A MAGISTRATE has told a 32-year-old man he should never drink alcohol again after several drunken, violent episodes across the Gladstone region.

Joshua Joseph Robinson appeared via video in Gladstone Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to several charges including the serious assault of a police officer, wilful damage of police property, public nuisance and common assault.

The court was told Robinson's offending occurred on two separate occasions, one of them being on August 23, 2018 after his dog went missing.

Robinson was seen walking on a street in Gladstone yelling and swearing before he approached a residence.

The two occupants inside, a man and woman opened the door and Robinson said: "where is my fucking dog".

The court was told Robinson also said he was "going to beat some c--- head in".

Despite his demeanour, the victims decided to help Robinson search for his dog.

Shortly into the search Robinson turned on his helpers and called the woman a "fat sl-t", a "f-----g cow" and "dog c---".

In retaliation Robinson was told to "shut up and go to bed". One of the victims called him a "junkie dumb c---".

Robinson took off his shirt and "shaped up" towards to the man but the woman stood in between them.

Robinson pushed the woman in the chest, but fell over when she pushed him back.

The other victim tried to stop Robinson from attacking the woman and was pulled by his shirt to the ground and punched several times.

The man managed to flip Robinson over and punch him in the nose, the court was told.

Magistrate Dennis Kinsella said it was "undoubtedly, punishment (Robinson) deserved".

Robinson was covered in blood when police arrived and he started yell abuse at officers.

He was arrested and put in the rear of a police vehicle.

Robinson began to yell more abuse while head-butting the car window.

He threatened to put the officer's head through the car window. Robinson told officers he would "love" to assault them.

Robinson was taken to the watch house where he spat on the holding cell floor and later tried to kick an officer.

The court heard Robinson had a significant criminal history and had issues with alcohol and drug use.

Mr Kinsella took the 77 days Robinson had spent in custody as time served.

He imposed 15 months' jail, to serve four months before parole release on March 17, 2019.

"The reality is you should never be drinking again."



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