Man fined $800 for damaging cars with skateboard while under the influence of drugs

A MAN who attacked cars with a skateboard claim-ed one of the cars was trying to run him over.

Adrian Michael Raven pleaded guilty to two charges of damaging property when he faced Rockingham Magistrates Court on January 30.

The prosecutor said Raven was at the Kwinana bus station on October 31 about 9am when he began shouting abuse at passengers.

He attacked two cars with a skateboard and hit several signs at the station.

Police were called and he was taken to Rockingham hospital where staff found him to be under the influence of numerous drugs.

They sought restitution of $4400 and $500 for the two cars damaged.

Magistrate Vivian Edwards said Raven had a previous record for drugs and criminal damages charges. She fined him $800.