Young man receives community service for multiple charges

A 26-year-old Young man who assaulted a person at a pub on Boorowa Street, Young will spend the next 12 months subject to a community corrections order.

Jirrah Freeman was charged with assault, affray and excluded person remain in a licensed premises following an incident inside the pub about 10pm on March 30 this year.


According to facts tendered at court, Freeman slammed the victim against a wall and punched them in the head in the pub's gaming room.

Despite demands by staff to leave the pub, Freeman "failed to quit", police say.


All actions were captured on CCTV.

More than 10 patrons were in the gaming room and witnessed the assault.

Magistrate Michael O'Brien ordered Freeman to enter a community corrections order, complete 50 hours community service and abstain from alcohol for three months.

He was also fined $100.

Freeman was also convicted of a charge of three or more people use violence to cause fear, relating to a separate matter which occurred at Cootamundra on January 12, 2019.


Freeman was involved in a brawl at a licensed premises on Parkes Street.

He was identified through CCTV footage throwing multiple punches. The bar was closed as a result of the brawl. He was later charged. Magistrate O'Brien fined him $100.