Andrew O’Keefe arrested after allegedly breaching bail conditions

2 weeks ago 70

Former Channel Seven prima Andrew O’Keefe is backmost down bars aft allegedly breaching his strict bail conditions.

The erstwhile Weekend Sunrise big and White Ribbon ambassador and president volition beforehand Waverley Local Court connected Thursday aft being arrested earlier during the day.

Andrew O’Keefe has been arrested  aft  allegedly breaching his strict bail conditions.

Andrew O’Keefe has been arrested aft allegedly breaching his strict bail conditions.Credit:Simon Schluter

Police said successful a connection they arrested O’Keefe astatine a Vaucluse location connected Thursday.

“About 10.40am [on Thursday], officers from the Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command attended a location astatine Vaucluse and spoke to the occupant, a 51-year-old man.

“He was arrested and taken to Waverley Police Station, wherever helium was charged with breach of bail.

“The antheral was refused bail to look successful Waverley Local Court [on Thursday].”

Andrew O’Keefe pictured extracurricular  tribunal  past  year.

Andrew O’Keefe pictured extracurricular tribunal past year.Credit:Georgina Mitchell

In January, helium was charged with six offences aft allegedly assaulting a pistillate and “grabbing her by the throat, pushing her to the crushed and punching her”, constabulary said astatine the time.

“The antheral allegedly assaulted the pistillate a 2nd clip – punching and kicking her – earlier she near the unit.”

In May, helium was granted bail by the NSW Supreme Court to be a rehabilitation installation adjacent Newcastle.

Speaking successful 2011, O’Keefe said helium was compelled to enactment with White Ribbon due to the fact that of the precocious rates of unit against women.

“I couldn’t basal by and not get involved,” helium said astatine the time.

“There are each sorts of precise elemental ways successful which you tin show the alteration successful your ain beingness … You tin relation exemplary behaviour for your children specified arsenic however to prosecute successful disagreements with women without resorting to violence,” helium said

He was a big astatine Channel Seven for 17 years. His declaration with the web was not re-signed successful 2021.

More to come

The Morning Edition newsletter is our usher to the day’s astir important and absorbing stories, investigation and insights. Sign up here.

Most Viewed successful National

Loading

Read Entire Article