MAN WHO BIT GARDA IN GROIN ORDERED TO PAY €1,000 TO CHARITY


first_imgA man who bit a Garda in his groin during a row has been fined €1,000.Lee McDermott, pictured, admitted assaulting Garda Keating during a disturbance at the Euro Spar car-park in Buncrana, Co Donegal on May 13th last year.A previous court hearing how Garda Keating was forced to undergo hospital treatment after the savage attack. The court was told that McDermott had issues with alcohol and there was a modest risk of him reoffending.McDermott, 19, of Meenagorey, Buncrana gathered the €1,000 in compensation from family and friends.The money was offered to Garda Keating but he said he did not want compensation and just wanted the case dealt with.Solicitor for McDermott, Ciaran McLaughlin, said the money could be donated to a heart charity at the request of his client.However Judge Paul Kelly said he would like the cash to go to the Whiteoaks Treatment Centre in light of the defendant’s history with alcohol.MAN WHO BIT GARDA IN GROIN ORDERED TO PAY €1,000 TO CHARITY was last modified: July 13th, 2013 by StephenShare 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:Buncrana District CourtgroinLee McDermottlast_img

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