Posted Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:40pm AEST
Police say six mobile phone towers and an electricity substation were destroyed during the chase. (ABC)
A Sydney man has been refused bail on charges of using a restored army tank to destroy an number of mobile phone towers in the city's west.
Dharruk man John Robert Patterson, 45, has appeared in Parramatta Bail court on a range of charges including malicious damage.
It is alleged that early this morning he used an armoured personnel carrier to destroy six mobile phone towers and an electricity substation in Sydney's west during a 90-minute chase by police.
In court today he did not apply for bail and it was formally refused.
The court was told that in an interview with police he said he had "authority to behave in the manner that he did". http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/07/14/1978671.htm
thse started going up in clintons time, about the same time the irs bught a few million dollars worth of handguns....b