A 23-year-old Ravenswood man who escaped from a police vehicle and then resisted arrest was sentenced in the Launceston Magistrates Court to a total of six months jail on Monday.
Kyam Keith Broadby had a three-month wholly-suspended sentence activated after pleading guilty to three counts of breaching bail in December 2019 and April 2020.
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The wholly suspended sentence was originally handed down in March but Magistrate Simon Brown said he could see no injustice in activating it.
He also received a further three months for escape and resisting police on April 13, 2020 - a total of six months backdated to March 1, 2020.
Broadby's sentence will delay proceedings in Queensland where he is due to face a count of causing grievous bodily harm to a 35-year-old man at the Mareeba rodeo grounds on July 10, 2019.
The man died of injuries on July 16, 2019, and Mr Broadby was charged along with 26-year-old Riley Davis, of Beenleigh, Queensland.
He is listed to appear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court July 13, 2020.
Queensland police media said that: "Once the man's [Tasmanian] matters have been dealt with and sentence served Queensland Police Service will endeavour to extradite in relation to those offences in this state."
Broadby escaped and resisted arrest by Constable Rohan Johnson on April 13, 2020.
Mr Brown said Broadby had been granted an indulgence by police after being taken into custody which was to allow car keys to be returned to his parents.
"He was warned to stay where he was in the police vehicle but couldn't resist the temptation and took off," Mr Brown said in sentencing.
"He ran off until he was run down and the resistance he put up was quite sustained and relatively serious.
Mr Brown said that panic may have been a contributing factor but said generally Broadby's bail record was a poor one.
"It is a serious example of escape and resisting police with some real violence offered," he said.
Mr Brown said Broadby spent 190 days in custody between September 2017 and March 2018 in relation to a Supreme Court matter.
He also spent 14 days in jail in September 2019.
Through defence counsel Fabiano Cangelosi Broadby pleaded not guilty to motor vehicle stealing, driving while not the holder of a licence, evading police in aggravated circumstances and exceeding the speed limit in New Norfolk on July 8, 2018.
Mr Cangelosi said a proposition in relation to the resolution of the case would be forwarded to Tasmania Police shortly.
Broadby is also due to face charges of burglary and aggravated armed robbery about an allegation of stealing a Toyota Hilux and power tools worth $15,000 from Broken Car and Truck Collections in Remount Road on September 24, 2019.