The mystery man allegedly caught leaving the home of Andrew O’Keefe with a cache of illicit substances shortly before the disgraced former TV star is alleged to have failed a drug test has been unmasked.
Police will allege Mitchell Sturt, 51, Buy 1p Lsd Online With Bitcoin was in possession of ice, cocaine, LSD and GHB when officers stopped him moments after leaving O’Keefe’s Vaucluse home in Sydney’s east on November 24.
Police had been monitoring O’Keefe’s home as part of his bail conditions regarding a separate unrelated matter.
O’Keefe was later charged with breaching his bail conditions after he allegedly tested positive for methamphetamines and cocaine.
The former Deal or No Deal host faced Waverley Local Court later that afternoon, where he was granted bail after his barrister argued O’Keefe’s drug sample may have been contaminated.
Mitchell Sturt (pictured) was charged with a string of offences after he was allegedly found in possession of illicit drugs when he stopped by officers moments after leaving Andrew O’Keefe’s home on November 24
Andrew O’Keefe recently faced Waverley Local Court after he was charged with breaching his bail conditions when he allegedly tested positive for Headache Medication methamphetamines and cocaine
He was bailed to face court on January 11.
He has since deleted his Facebook page featuring bizarre selfies and photos of himself playing cricket.
O’Keefe’s barrister Sebastian De Brennan argued in court that his client’s drug test could have been contaminated due to his friend’s presence at the home.
The barrister added the test was not ‘foolproof’.
‘A male is seen to be leaving the accused’s residence and was… found with an amount of prohibited drugs. Your honour might infer from that someone has gone into the house, had drugs on their person,’ Mr De Brennan told the court.
He added that O’Keefe had been abstinent from drugs since leaving a rehabilitation facility three weeks ago where he was given a glowing report – his 10th stint in rehab.
‘He’s tried to get back on track, his partner has let him rekindle his relationship with his children,’ Mr De Brennan told the court
‘He is a man that is determined not only to rehabilitate but to reintegrate.’
Cricket fanatic Mitchell Sturt (pictured) from Sydney’s inner-west will face court next month
Andrew O’Keefe was one of Channel Seven’s biggest stars before he was dumped by the network in 2021. He’s pictured as the host of Deal or No Deal
Outside court on November 24, O’Keefe told reporters: ‘That’s what we discovered in court today. There was a high probability of contamination (to the sample).’
He addressed the media moments after he was released on bail on strict conditions including that he be screened weekly for illicit drugs and continue attending Narcotics Anonymous.
‘You just can’t afford another knock like this,’ Magistrate Jacqueline Milledge warned him.
O’Keefe will next face court on December 14. The one-time White Ribbon ambassador has been charged with allegedly punching, choking and assaulting Flakka A Pvp New Zealand woman in January.
As part of his bail conditions, O’Keefe must also remain of good behaviour, stay at his Vaucluse address and attend weekly appointments with his psychiatrist and psychologist.
He can’t leave NSW or go near an airport and can only take medication prescribed by his doctor.
O’Keefe must also steer clear of alcohol and Buy Ramipril Online drugs and not enter any premises where alcohol is sold.
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Andrew O’Keefe was the host of The Chase Australia when he was dumped by Channel Seven