After being identified on the opposite side of Melbourne to his house, a coronavirus conspiracy theorist who claims the police are monitoring him has been fined.
Yesterday the man from Truganina in the west of the town was located in Box Hill in the east of the district.
As officers spoke to him, he told them that he claimed that COVID-19 was a hoax, and that police harassed him.
He is only one of 223 people who yesterday were fined by Victoria Police for breaches of coronavirus rule.
Police also noticed a man who took from Morwell to Drouin on a 33-minute train ride so he could go for a stroll.
In Wyndham they met a man who was on his way to purchase fast food. Authorities claim that while driving he was watching Netflix on his phone too.
Of the total 223 penalties, 27 were given out at vehicle checkpoints for refusing to wear a face cover while leaving home for one of the four permitted reasons and 87 were for violations of curfew.
Police conducted 16,254 vehicles at checkpoints, and 3994 spot checks were performed at homes , workplaces, and public places throughout the state.
A total of 277,904 spot checks have now been conducted since 21 March.
Police revealed yesterday a man copped 10 fines for breaching Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions.