Australian Football Legend Dean Laidley was arrested on Saturday night (2/05/2020) on the count of stalking. The Australian rules football assistant coach was arrested from St. Kilda late Saturday night.
Who Is Dean Laidley?
Born on 27th March 1967, Dean Laidley is considered as a legend in Australian Football (AFL). Laidley has represented the West Coast Eagles & North Melbourne from 1987 to 1997. He was also the part of the North Melbourne football team that won the AFL championship in 1996. He also remained the coach of North Melbourne from 2003 to 2009.
Laidley took North Melbourne to the finals of the AFL in 2007 and 2008 respectively. His career as a player flawed for over 10 years. He has played 52 games for the West Coast Eagles scoring 11 goals total and 99 games for North Melbourne with 4 goals to his name.
In 2011, he was appointed as the new midfield coach at the St. Kilda football club. Laidley later signed as Carlton’s midfield assistant coach in 2013.
Dean Ladley Facing 7 Charges To His Name
Dean Laidley was arrested on the count of stalking from St Kilda on Saturday night. The former football player is currently facing 6 more charges to his taking the tally to 7. Laidley is facing several stalking related charges to his name.
As per Daily Mail Australia, Laidley now faces “seven charges all up”, including One each of stalking, committing an indictable offense while on bail and persistent breach of a family violence order and four other intervention order breaches.
Dean Laidley hasn’t applied for bail and has been remanded in custody after he was arrested from a secluded house in St Kilda. He will face court on the 11th of May.
A photograph taken during his police investigation has been leaked online. The photo shows Laidley wearing a dress, a blonde wig, and makeup. It has been reported that photographs were leaked on Twitter by a Victorian Senior Constable who has been suspended immediately with pay.
Dean Laidley will be charged on summons and could face up to two years in jail and/or $40,000 in fines along with disciplinary action from the Victorian Police.
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