Plea for help

Townsville Bulletin - - Inside Today -

AN­TO­NIO Galeano was well-known to the po­lice­man who tasered him bec a us e Se ni o r Con­stabl e Craig Myles said he fre­quently came across the 39-year-old while on the job in Ayr.

Sen-Const Myles claims he dealt with ‘‘ Tony’’, a known drug-user, at least 15 times.

O n o n e o c c a s i o n , Mr Galeano came to the sta­tion ask­ing for Sen-Const Myles to help him be­cause he could hear voices in his head.

‘‘ I thought he might be on a drug, so I locked the sta­tion and dropped him off at the hos­pi­tal,’’ Sen-Const Myles said.

The of­fi­cer said he had also pulled Mr Galeano over for ran­dom breath test­ing, li­cence checks and traf­fic in­fringe­ments.

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