COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR MAN WHO HEAD-BUTTED GARDA AND TRIED TO BITE HIM

first_imgA MAN WHO tried to bite a Garda and then head-butted him has been given a community service order at Letterkenny District Court.Stephen Harper, from 12 Ardmhuillean in Convoy, appeared in court on a number of charges in relation to incidents in February, April and May last year.During one of the incidents in Castlefin Harper attacked a Garda. Inspector Goretti Sheridan said officer John O’Sullivan was fortunate to have escaped serious injury when Harper lashed out at the Garda, tried to bite him and then head-butted him.Judge Paul Kelly asked if the Garda had been injured as a result and was told there was no long-term injury.He sentenced Harper – who also faced a charge of stealing a car in Lifford – to four months in prison. However he substituted a total of 80 hours community service on condition that Harper is placed under the direction of the probation service for a year.COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR MAN WHO HEAD-BUTTED GARDA AND TRIED TO BITE HIM was last modified: May 20th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:assaultattackCastelfinconvoyGardaStephen Harperlast_img

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