Strict bail for accused

Chris Goulevitch under police escort on the day of his arrest, March 16.
Chris Goulevitch under police escort on the day of his arrest, March 16. Daily Mercury

FRESHWATER Point resident Chris Goulevitch was released on strict, special bail conditions yesterday and will live in Sarina while he awaits trial on six charges of attempted murder.

The charges include one of attempting to kill his 60-year-old father by stabbing him.

Police will allege Goulevitch rammed a car into an ambulance vehicle and tried to kill two female family members and three ambulance officers.

Goulevitch was arrested on Wednesday, March 16.

Police will allege he stabbed his father in the abdomen and chest about midday.

Two female family members in the same house fled the residence and the Queensland Ambulance Service was called.

Paramedics were attempting to put Goulevitch's father into an ambulance when Goulevitch allegedly rammed the vehicle.

The father underwent emergency surgery in Mackay Base Hospital and two women were treated for minor injuries at Sarina hospital.

Police are to expected to allege that Goulevitch had mental health issues and was not taking medication.

Goulevitch has been held in custody since his arrest. He appeared in the Mackay Magistrate's Court yesterday via video link with the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre in Brisbane.

Solicitor David Carlin, of Legal Aid Queensland, and police prosecutor Sheena Hayes said bail conditions were agreed.

The conditions include: That he lives at an address known to police in Sarina and not be absent except under adult supervision; he reports to Sarina police twice a week; he refrains from consuming alcohol and undergoes random breath tests; he takes all medications approved by a GP; and he complies with all conditions, directions, requirements and recommendations of the Mental Health Unit.

The case will be mentioned in court in December.

Topics:  attempted murder bail court crime mental health police stabbing

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