An Albury man who disrupted police efforts to diffuse a siege by hurling abuse at them has avoided jail.
Jake Jackson instead will pay for his outburst, where police were negotiating with a man believed to be armed with a rifle, by serving a community corrections order.
His sentencing this week included fines totaling $1320, as well as a conviction.
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Jackson previously pleaded guilty to charges of resist or hinder police and refuse to comply with direction over his behaviour in Glenroy back on May 8.
The court previously heard that Jackson eventually apologised for his actions, but only some time afterwards once he was arrested and taken to Albury police station for questioning.
Specialised police were called in to deal with the man inside the house and the area around Resolution Street was cordoned off.
But Jackson's actions created such concern that police had to disengage with the man inside the house.
Jackson was also convicted and fined $200 for possessing one gram of cannabis.
He was, police told the court, both aggressive and foul-mouthed on entering a perimeter no-go zone established by police to maximise community safety.
About 7.45am, about five hours after the siege began, Jackson arrived at the scene in his car.
He immediately made his intentions clear, "abruptly" getting out of his car and breaching the perimeter at Orton Place.
It was the very site where tactical police were involved in negotiations.
About 15 officers were involved in the operation.
What had made him so irate, police said, was his mistaken belief that it was his brother inside the target house armed with the weapon, though he had not clarified this with police.
Jackson thought this meant several family members inside his sister's home, especially several children, were being put at risk.
The court was told that Jackson unleashed a torrent of foul-mouthed abuse.
Anger issues and his problems with dealing with stress led to what his defence said was a "spontaneous" reaction to what was unfolding.
Police immediately approached him and told him to leave.
But he ignored their directions.
"He was highly aggressive and agitated, clenching his fists and yelling."
The ongoing abuse and his refusal to listen to police led to them handcuffing him to the back of his car.
He was then taken to the station, where he showed his remorse for what he had done.