A senior constable from the Mackay region is charged with using a restricted computer without consent.
A senior constable from the Mackay region is charged with using a restricted computer without consent.

COURT: Case against Mackay cop adjourned four months

The case against a Calen cop stood down from active duty over accusations he used a restricted computer without permission has been listed for review in four months.

It is understood James Ian Hogg may plead not guilty to the charges.

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The senior constable is accused under section 408E of the Queensland Criminal Code, which relates to computer hacking and misuse.

It is alleged he used a restricted computer without consent on June 6, 2020 at the Calen police station.

A brief of evidence was due last month. The matter was briefly mentioned in Mackay Magistrates Court on Monday.

It will be mentioned again in May for summary review.

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