Richmond AFL utility Sydney Stack has been arrested and denied bail after allegedly violating Western Australia’s strict COVID-19 laws

Stack was released on 10 December granted permission to enter WA via South Australia for compassionate reasons

Upon arriving in WA, Stack received an instruction to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days at a nominated address in Northam, approximately 97 km east-northeast of Perth

But he was allegedly found by police at 1am on Saturday at 10am in the Perth Party District of Northbridge

He was also found to have lived in a residence in Belmont and not at his nominated quarantine address in Northam

The 20-year-old, who played 26 games for Richmond, was accused of violating an instruction

The alleged injury ends a hot year for Stack, who received a 10-game AFL ban and was banned from Queensland in September due to an incident outside a Gold Coast Strip club

Stack and Tigers teammate Callum Coleman-Jones broke the AFL’s return-to-play protocols that night, resulting in them engaging in a fight around 3:30 p.m.

“I’m very sorry, I understand the seriousness and now I can do nothing but own the consequences,” wrote Stack

“I have let the AFL, the club I love, my teammates, coaches and staff, its members and the Tiger Army in the lurch

“I’ve also failed my family, friends, and everyone who helped me with this

“Many thanks to those who support me at the moment, I just hope that I can build trust in myself again in the future”

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