October hearing for 70 year old accused of assaulting police
AN OCTOBER hearing has been set down for the case over an alleged altercation between a driver and Hervey Bay police.
Torquay man Francesco La Palmer, 70, appeared in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court charged with obstructing and assaulting police and being a public nuisance.
He was stopped on Boat Harbour Dr on August 3.
The prosecution alleged La Palmer verbally abused then assaulted police.