Married At First Sight’s Chris Jensen tries his best to unwind despite news breaking he was arrested for trafficking dangerous drugs prior to his appearance on the hit reality show
It emerged last Friday that Married At First Sight star Christopher Mark Jenson was arrested for drug trafficking before his appearance on this year’s season of the hit reality TV show.
And just two days later the 32-year-old was spotted in Brisbane with a group of friends.
Jenson was spotted pacing around the Scarborough boat ramp while chatting on his mobile phone on Sunday.
All smiles: Married At First Sight’s Chris Jensen (pictured) tried to unwind in Brisbane on Sunday despite news breaking that he was arrested for trafficking dangerous drugs prior to his appearance on the hit Nine reality show
Wearing blue boardshorts and a black singlet, the TV star looked set for a day by the water to cool off during Queensland’s hot weekend weather.
Jenson was a latecomer to this year’s series, and was paired with bride Jaimie Gardner on the hit Channel Nine reality show.
The two failed to form a connection though, and opted to leave the series last week.
Jenson faces one count of trafficking dangerous drugs – serious organised crime.
Keeping it casual: Wearing blue board shorts and a blank singlet, the TV star was set for a day on the water in Queensland’s hot weekend weather
Relaxed: Despite fans outrage and shock, the 32-year-old was seen with a group of friends aboard a boat over the weekend
He was due to appear for a mention before Brisbane Supreme Court this month, but the matter was adjourned until April 23.
Jenson had previously been granted Supreme Court Bail, The Courier Mail reported.
Speaking to Daily Mail Australia on Thursday, Queensland Courts and the Department of Justice and Attorney-General confirmed the charges.
He was arrested alongside three co-accused, who are all facing similar charges.
Trouble with the law: Chris was arrested on drug trafficking charges prior to his appearance on this year’s season of Married At First Sight
Busted: According to a report by The Courier Mail on Thursday, the 32-year-old fan favourite faces one count of trafficking dangerous drugs – serious organised crime
A Brisbane Magistrates Court spokesman told The Courier Mail Jenson last appeared in court before on October 30, 2020, after being granted magistrates bail in 2018
During his last appearance his bail was enlarged, and the matter was adjourned to July 23.
Jenson also faces single charges of possessing dangerous drugs, possessing anything used in commission of a crime, possessing used utensils or pipes and two counts of possessing property suspected of being proceeds of an offence under the Drugs Misuse Act.
Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Channel Nine for additional comment.
Over already: Chris and Jaimie failed to form a connection, and opted to leave the series during Monday night’s episode