Representing Tunn, Robert Lempens asked the court for leniency.
‘He is in his 40s, has bipolar issues, is on medication, sees a psychiatrist once a month and says he has been making some bad decisions at times,’ he said.
‘Previously he was involved in producing radio, now he is involved in community-based radio and the internet ... he receives no money for that work.
‘He receives a disability pension and has about $40 a day to provide for the necessities of life.’
Tunn was released without conviction, fined $50 and ordered to pay $260 in levies and prosecution costs.