Six-month suspended sentence
A MAN received a six-month custodial sentence suspended for two years after pleading guilty to three charges of not complying with a civil order.
John Wolohan (80), 4 St Michael Close Arklow, had failed to comply with a civil order between April 18 and April 21 2018, April 23, 2018, and June 6, 2018, at Leda Muse, 16 Lower Tinahask. Arklow.
Solicitor Padraig Hyland told the court that €2,500 compensation had been paid. The defendant had been made aware of the seriousness of the matters.
The sergeant told the court that they had spoken with the injured party who advised there had been no contact and CCTV had been installed.
Judge David Kennedy said the matter had impacted severely on the victim.
He imposed a six-month custodial sentence suspended for two years. He released John Wolahan on his own bond of €1,000 to keep the peace.
Judge Kennedy also instructed gardai to liaise with the victim if there was ‘any inkling of that behaviour’ again.