The day after his launch, one of many state’s most senior magistrates labelled Mr King an “unacceptable danger to the neighborhood”.
On Wednesday, Melbourne Magistrates Courtroom heard Mr King allegedly took half in a daylight housebreaking at Mernda on July 11 the place a shotgun and envelope of money was stolen.
“I’m extraordinarily involved in regards to the unacceptable danger to the neighborhood so that you can stay at giant,” deputy chief Justice of the Peace Jelena Popovic advised Mr King.
When police arrived, Detective Senior Constable Ali Samie stated the door to the gun secure was vast open with the important thing within the lock.
Throughout a subsequent search of Mr King’s residence on Tuesday, police stated they situated the allegedly stolen shotgun, clip seal baggage containing methamphetamine and a gold knuckle duster.
Police stated a search of Mr King’s cell phone additionally uncovered photos which included his two-year-old daughter holding giant quantities of cash and others of Mr King sleeping with piles of money.
Detective Senior Constable Samie advised the courtroom that in different images Mr King was holding a firearm with a “menacing” look on his face whereas in one other he had his finger on the set off.
“Within the search of the room within the prime drawer was some methamphetamine. Additionally within the bed room was the firearm … and his two-year-old daughter who was sleeping,” he stated.
“The very fact the firearm was present in the home the place he’s sleeping together with his associate and baby … that’s a severe concern to me.
“She [the child] is posing with the money.”
Mr King later advised police the cash had come from “just a few pokies wins”.
The cash is but to be recovered.
Ms Popovic labelled the photograph proof “extraordinarily compelling” and revoked Mr King’s bail.
“That is a kind of circumstances that’s at a really excessive degree,” she stated.
“The photographic proof … is extraordinarily compelling and of huge concern to me in respect of the protection of the neighborhood.”
Mr King embraced his associate however was ordered to not contact his daughter earlier than being led away by courtroom safety.
He is going through six fees together with stealing a firearm, stealing $100,000 money, being a prohibited individual possessing a firearm, possess a drug of dependence believed to be methamphetamine and possess prohibited weapon particularly knuckle dusters.
He’s set to return to courtroom in November.
Erin covers crime for The Age. Most just lately she was a police reporter on the Geelong Advertiser.