Grahame Paul Daniel Dudarko leaves Gladstone Courthouse.
Grahame Paul Daniel Dudarko leaves Gladstone Courthouse. Emily Burley

'I've taken every drug under the sun. I'm Jesus!'

"I'VE taken every drug under the sun. I'm Jesus."

Those were the claims of a Biloela man as he darted in and out of Dawson Hwy traffic.

Grahame Paul Daniel Dudarko was the passenger in a car stopped by police at Calliope on November 19, when he jumped out and started running around on the road.

When told to get off the road to avoid being hit, Dudarko said to police; "I'm Jesus. I can pass through a truck."

He ran down the road towards Gladstone, then changed direction and ran back towards Calliope.

Calliope Police, who had been called to assist, stopped him 50m from the car he ran from.

Dudarko was out of breath, sweating and moving erraticly.

He ran around police again, and, when asked his name, responded; "I've taken every drug under the sun. I'm Jesus."

He then walked towards a female officer chanting; "Boo. Don't be afraid of me."

Dudarko was taunting police, laughing hysterically and making strange noises with his mouth.

When caught, he was able to push the police officers off him, crossing his arms in front of his body so he couldn't be handcuffed.

When they again tried to arrest him, he said; "I'll take you guys for a walk, shall I?"

He dragged two officers with him, causing them to fall to the ground.

With the help of a third officer, police were able to handcuff Dudarko and walk him to the car, where he began kicking the car so he couldn't be placed inside.

Police had to call for a special pod vehicle to transport him.

Dudarko pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court to public nuisance, obstructing police and an unrelated stealing charge.

Police prosecutor Sergeant Barry Stevens told the court Dudarko was "clearly on illegal substances", which had given him increased strength.

Sgt Stevens said Dudarko was at risk of his heart stopping from exerting his body while experiencing drug psychosis.

"It's a very difficult situation for police who have to protect themselves and these people who voluntarily take drugs," Sgt Stevens said.

"And the public," added magistrate Melanie Ho.

Dudarko was charged with stealing a $19.55 pair of sunglasses from Smokemart Gladstone on November 22, which he returned when stopped by security.

He told the court he had no explanation for the "silly offences", and he should know better.

Ms Ho sentenced Dudarko to 18 months probation with drug therapy for the first two offences, and fined him $150 for the stealing.



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