A person has been charged with assaulting a Garda in Stranorlar.
Edward McGahern is earlier than the court docket in reference to the alleged incident on February 2, 2022.
The 47-year-old, with an tackle at Lui na Greine, Oldtown, Letterkenny, faces a cost of assaulting Garda Jamie McGrory at Tircallan, Stranorlar.
Sergeant Gerard Dalton instructed Letterkenny District Courtroom that Gardai responded to a name and gave McGahern an instruction to desist along with his behaviour.
When McGahern did not obey the instruction, he was knowledgeable that he was being arrested below the Public Order Act.
Gardai needed to deploy pepper spray when McGahern resisted arrest. Sergeant Dalton mentioned McGahern grabbed the Garda’s stab vest and pinned him to the bottom ‘for plenty of minutes’ earlier than the officer freed himself.
Whereas Gardai awaited help, McGahern was mentioned to have subsequently kicked out when being handcuffed, connecting with the chest and hip of Garda McGrory.
The accused was finally detained.
Sergeant Dalton mentioned that whereas he had no medical report handy, Garda McGrory suffered muscle ache to his hip, shoulder and again and has since made a restoration.
Choose Éiteáin Cunningham accepted jurisdiction within the case and adjourned the matter till July 10 with McGahern’s solicitor, Mr Patsy Gallagher, to be furnished with the related statements within the matter.
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