Previous AFL freshman Ben Sharp, who is denounced of taking nearly $300,000 at gunpoint from a money conveyance van, utilized the medicate ice amid his time at the West Drift Falcons where he played close by Ben Cousins.
Sharp, 29, professedly made the affirmation he had been utilizing the medicate discontinuously for 10 a long time to police, concurring to court reports gotten by the Proclaim Sun.Â
The 29-year-old was drafted in 2005 as a new kid on the block by the Falcons what’s more, was with the club for three years.
He was companions with fallen AFL star Ben Cousins who composed in his 2011 self-portrayal that he called Sharp following his capture for open tipsiness outside Melbourne’s Crown back in 2006. Cousins played with the Birds from 1996 to 2007.
Sharp fronted Melbourne Officers Court on Thursday close by his more youthful brother, Christopher, charged of looting the money conveyance van at gunpoint on December 1 last year, while it moved cash to a McDonald’s eatery in Sunbury – north-west of Melbourne.
At the time of the asserted robbery, Sharp was taking up to $200 worth of ice, too known as methamphetamines or, on the other hand gem meth.Â
He told police after his capture that his ice propensity had continuously been substantial.
A third man, the brothers’ companion Nathan Lack, was moreover charged over the asserted robbery.
They were among five individuals charged with equipped burglary after police struck 10 Melbourne properties back in February.
Police assert they found $6,000 money discharged in a dishwasher what’s more, a covered up sawn-off jolt activity rifle, as well as what is accepted to be ice what’s more, cannabis, at the Point Cook home where Sharp lives with his parents.
Police say a car, professedly stolen by Sharp, was utilized at the point when the men looted the van of more than $287,000 by drawing closer the protect outfitted with two unique guns.
The auto was afterward torched, Analyst Senior Constable Ross Adams told a court hearing prior this year.
Sharp has too been charged with trafficking ice, as was 33-year-old Tarneit man Lack.
Police assert Need has affiliations with WA-based prohibit bike gangs.
The previous AFL player argued not liable to his 16 charges, while his sibling what’s more, Need entered into the same plea, on Thursday.
The trio will show up in court once more for a bearings hearing next week.Â