Lindsay was reported to the Gardai for being closely intoxicated within the neighborhood of Decrease Important Road, Letterkenny on September 5, 2020. He was discovered unsteady in the course of Oldtown Bridge and was arrested for his personal and others’ security. Though a hard and fast cost penalty discover (FCPN) was issued, it remained unpaid.
On September 19, 2020, Gardai have been on cellular patrol after they obtained a report of an intoxicated male at St Eunan’s Terrace. Lindsay was situated in an ‘extraordinarily intoxicated’ state, was arrested and an FCPN went unpaid,
At 1.08am on September 25, 2020, Gardai noticed Lindsay ’stumbling on his toes’. Once more, he was arrested and an FCPN issued, however unpaid.
On February 14, 2020, Gardai have been alerted at 11.57pm to an intoxicated male at Decrease Important Road. On arrival on the scene, Gardai arrested Lindsay and conveyed him to Letterkenny Garda station.
The courtroom heard that Lindsay has ’quite a few convictions through the years’, all of that are for public order offenses. In 2021, he obtained a two-month suspended jail sentence when convicted of 11 public order offences.
Solicitor for Lindsay, Mr Donough Cleary, mentioned his shopper was now residing at a B&B in Ballybofey as his own residence is ‘basically uninhabitable’ with no companies at present operable.
The courtroom heard that Lindsay has had a pacemaker fitted and has, in impact, ‘criminalised his personal habit’.
Mr Cleary mentioned Lindsay is an effective attender with the Probation Service and had no convictions aside from for public order issues, however ‘wants an out of doors affect to get him to the place he must be’.
Decide Cunningham mentioned group service was not an choice for Lindsay.
On one of many costs, Decide Cunningham positioned Lindsay on a 12-month probation bond provided that he have interaction with and comply with any suggestions from the Probation Service, significantly in addressing his habit points, which she mentioned have been the basis of all of his issues.