Prosecutor Linda Baker told the court that following a complaint to police, other offensive tweets by Robert Riley came to light.
Among them were messages about the missing Malaysian plane, the Korean ferry disaster and champion tennis player Serena Williams.
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A band of rain pushing in overnight, bringing with it the odd spot of coastal and hill fog, but things should improve by tomorrow.
Local authorities said the move is necessary to "avert the growing number of deaths and increasing harm linked to psychoactive substances".
Sunny and bright spells for most of us this afternoon, feeling pleasantly warm.