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A man described as “the lowest of the low” after he helped steal a dog had his sentencing adjourned to December for a probation report, and was told to “divert your dole into the purchase of a pedigree replacement”.
Inspector Joe McKenna told the January meeting of the Castlebar Joint Policing Committee that good work was being done on prosecuting criminals in the town. At Monday’s meeting the Garda Inspector said, “I was prosecuting cases in Castlebar last Wednesday and it was a full day’s sitting. Good work is being done here in the town, Castlebar is a big town.”
A man who was arrested on three consecutive days last week, and who threatened a garda inspector with death, was escorted by three gardaí to another fortnight’s custody from the District Court this week (January 16).
A mother who brought her daughter and daughter-in-law on a shoplifting spree in Athlone for Christmas was jailed for three months by an exasperated judge after a Garda inspector confirmed there had been “a substantial increase in this type of offence recently”.
So far this year 41 people died walking or cycling on Irish roadways. In addition, hundreds of pedestrians have been injured. A single death or injury is one too many.
Inspector Jarlath Folan said he was not prepared to accept a guilty plea to assault when Derek McKevitt of 139 Ashfield was charged with assault causing harm.
At a Joint Policing Committee meeting held in Westport Superintendent Mick Murray said that street policing in Westport is in a “healthy state”, with swift action taken by gardaí in recent incidents in the town. The Superintendent said that they are at an advanced stage with the recent burglary investigation where an elderly man’s home was broken into, and as in the incident where a man’s face was injured a file will be sent to the DPP in the “not so distant future”.