John Christopher Sunol pleaded guilty in the Newcastle Local Court on the 2 March 2017 to using a carriage service to cause offence.
The Magistrate’s orders were that the offender John Christopher Sunol, is to be released under section 19B ( 1 ) ( d ) of the Crimes Act 1914 ( Commonwealth ), without proceeding to conviction on the following conditions ;
The offender gives security in the sum of $1, 000. The offender to be of good behaviour for 2 years. Sunol is not to continue any activity with a Commonwealth carriage service which identifies me or names the victim Garry Burns.
His Honour made it very clear to Mr Sunol that if he breaches the orders he could receive a jail penalty on his return.