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Two Lithuanian men, who were caught red handed in possession of drugs, were sentenced to three months in prison in Castlebar District Court this week. Mantas Baltikanukas, 31 Chapel Court Apartments, Claremorris, and Aurimas Simanskis, 32 Chapel Court Apartments, Claremorris, both pleaded guilty to the charges in court.
Two men charged in connection with driving a stolen vehicle and leading gardai on a high speed car chase from Galway city as far as Letterfrack have been remanded in custody.
The cost of a pizza turned out to be rather pricey after a young Limerick mother, with 56 previous convictions, was fined €200 for leaving a popular city centre restaurant without paying and for failing to appear in court.
A Galway woman who after receiving a sentence at Galway District Court last year lashed out at gardai assaulting and threatening to kill a number of officers, even resorting to biting one garda breaking his skin, was sentenced to serve a total of eight months in jail as well as receiving a six months suspended sentence with strict conditions that she address her alcohol problems.
A father and daughter were fined €300 each at Galway District Court this week for attempting to prevent a garda from finding a knife which had been produced during a St Patrick’s Day dispute.
A five-month suspended sentence was imposed on a Clare man who, after being found living rough in a container, became extremely aggressive and bit a garda on the arm.
A man who locked a garda inside a gate following the arrest of his son for dangerous driving and who then abused the garda, was ordered to pay €250 to a Garda charity for children with special needs in the midwest this week in Ballyhaunis District Court, for obstructing obstructing a peace officer.
Two men who ran from a wooded area where a fire had started and tried to evade arrest were further remanded on continuing bail for the preparation of a community service report.
A garda who confronted an aggressive passenger of a taxi over the non payment of a fare was suddenly punched in the face twice and had his throat squeezed while being held in a tight headlock before a colleague was forced to use pepper spray and a baton to free him, the Galway District Court heard this week.
A Mayo man who filmed gardaí making an arrest and shouted that he was going to upload the clip on YouTube has been given the benefit of the Probation Act.