At the time his lawyer Greg Walsh had not made an application.
Watch him address the media below.
Now, we've learned that they offered $1.5 million in bail.
The judge has decided to adjourn till next Monday.
Dawson will spend the weekend in jail.
Lynette Dawson vanished in 1982, and Mr Dawson has now been charged with her murder.
Arrested last week, 70-year-old Dawson has always maintained his innocence.
His family previously claimed Lynette ran away in 1982.
Magistrate Robert Williams will make his bail decision on Monday.
This article originally appeared on WHO.