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08 Aug 2022

Tipperary man pays compensation for urinating in garda station cell

Tipperary man pays compensation for urinating in garda station cell

Tipperary man pays compensation for urinating in garda station cell

A man who urinated in a garda cell paid €300 compensation at a recent sitting of Clonmel District Court.

Cahir's Stephen O’Donoghue had previously pleaded guilty at a sitting of Clonmel District Court to criminal damage last June at Clonmel Garda Station and to a public order charge.

When Mr O’Donoghue was arrested over concerns for his own safety, Sergeant Carol O’Leary said he was intoxicated and verbally abusive.

He urinated in a cell at Clonmel Garda Station and it flowed under the cell door.

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