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NSW rapper Spanian arrested after ‘significant disturbance’ in Bridgewater

Pulse Tasmania
The scene at Bridgewater on Saturday with inset Spanian. Image / Supplied

Police have reportedly arrested 38-year-old New South Wales rapper Spanian after he allegedly instigated a “significant disturbance” in Bridgewater yesterday.

Authorities alledge the man’s actions saw hundreds of people congregate near the local shopping centre before engaging in “dangerous behaviours”, including hooning.


Three police cars were “extensively damaged” in the incident and two police officers were allegedly assaulted at the scene.

A Tasmania Police spokesperson said it’s lucky nobody was injured in the incident.

A significantly damaged Tasmania Police car after the incident in Bridgewater. Image / Pulse

The alleged instigator has been bailed, with authorities now working to identify others involved.

YouTuber and rapper Spanian spent 13 years in & out of prison before the age of 30, following several assault, drug and other related convictions.

Spanian with teenagers in Hobart over the weekend. Image / Supplied

He then vowed to ‘never spend a night in jail again’, devoting himself to being an ‘upstanding member of society’.

Anyone with information about the people involved, or dash cam or other footage of the incident, is asked to contact police on 131 444 and quote ESCAD282-13042024.


Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers Tasmania at

A person can be seen attempting to smash the windscreen of a Tasmania Police car. Image / Pulse

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