Woman Ordered To Pay €10,000 Compensation For Biting Garda

Tallaght Court has order a woman, who bit a garda on the forearm, to pay compensation of €10,000.

21-year-old Samantha Malynn pleaded guilty to assaulting Garda Ross Foy on September 11, 2011.

Garda Sgt Brian Cagney said she was part of a group of young people who were being aggressive and abusive outside the Centra in Springfield. As Garda Foy was putting her into a Garda car, he looked away and she bit him on his forearm.

The Irish Times reported that Malynn had been seen laughing in court with a friend, to which Judge John Coughlan responded saying: “You won’t be laughing much longer.”


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