A Porsche driver accused of filming a dying police officer after a fatal accident on Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway was hospitalized after disturbing his home where the police were with him had to negotiate to get off the roof

Richard Pusey has been tried on charges of driving charges and a number of outraged public decency charges for using his cell phone to investigate the aftermath of an accident on the Eastern Freeway in Kew on Dec. April had filmed Four police officers were killed in the crash

Police visited the 42-year-old’s warehouse around 11 a.m. Sunday evening after reports of a disturbance
Officers who responded raised concerns about the welfare of those involved, as “people could scream and windows could be broken”, according to a Victoria Police spokeswoman

The resident of the house was contacted by the police but did not allow access to the property

“Due to concerns about the well-being of the inmates, the police from the Critical Incident Response Team forced entry into the warehouse before finding the man on the roof,” said the police spokeswoman

The area around the residence was cordoned off while officials negotiated critical incidents with Mr. Pusey

A woman who was on the property at the time of the disturbance was not injured. She assisted the police in their investigation on Monday morning

Mr Pusey had been stopped on alleged speeding when a truck pulled into the emergency lane and killed Leading Senior Constable Taylor, Senior Constable Kevin King, and Police Officers Glen Humphris and Josh Prestney

Mr Pusey’s bail was closed on Jan. December extended, and on 3 There will be a half-day case conference in February next year

Mohinder Singh, who drove the truck that met the officers, pleaded guilty earlier this month for the four culpable driving cases that resulted in death and possessed a drug of addiction and drug trafficking

The 49-year-old manager of the freight forwarder Simiona Tuteru is said to be fighting for manslaughter because of the death of four police officers

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