A Decide has slammed a person who instructed a feminine Garda that he wished to ‘sniff a line of coke off your tits’.
Ryan Toner made the feedback to a Garda at Decrease Predominant Road, Letterkenny on April 9, 2023.
Toner, aged 27, was not current when the case was heard at Letterkenny District Court docket on Monday.
Toner was noticed by Gardai appearing in an aggressive method and extremely intoxicated.
When approached by Gardai, Toner stated he had ‘sniffed a load of medication’. Toner then instructed a feminine Garda that he wished to smell a line of cocaine ‘off your tits’.
Toner, of Ballybeg, Breenagh, Glenswilly, was arrested and conveyed to Letterkenny Garda Station beneath Part 4 and 6 of the Felony Justice (Public Order) Act, 1994.
Toner’s solicitor stated his shopper’s household was recognized to him personally and this incident was fully out of character. He stated Toner comes from a rural neighborhood and has no earlier convictions.
The case first got here earlier than the courtroom in July and Decide Éiteáin Cunningham adjourned the matter to this week to contemplate the suitable steps.
Decide Cunningham described the incident as ‘despicable behaviour’. Toner was convicted and fined €250 with 5 months to pay.
“I’m not impressed with the way during which he spoke to a member of An Garda Siochana,” Decide Cunningham stated. “I do deem it critical sufficient to mark a conviction.”
Whereas noting that Toner has no earlier convictions and ‘held his fingers up at an early alternative’, Decide Cunningham stated: “I’m not of a view that there ought to be something condoning members of An Garda Siochana being spoken to love that while they’re finishing up their duties.”
Man who engaged in ‘despicable behaviour’ in the direction of feminine Garda is convicted was final modified: September twelfth, 2023 by