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Lack Of Working Pens Triggers Crime Spree At Irish Police Station

by | 8th, March 2014

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FEW below middle-age cannot understand the irritation of not being able to find a working pen. The youth have iPads and creepy Google goggles to record the everyday, but for many nothing beats the pen when you need to sign a name of jot something down quickly.
Not finding a working pen can lead to a rage.
Mindful of that, we hear of goings on at Henry Street police station in Limerick, Ireland. Members at Limerick Court have heard stories of pen-related incidents at the station. One not isolated incident featured a defendant attending the garda station to sign on as a condition of his bail relating to a separate matter. At the police desk, the man was told that there was no available pen for him to use. He should go home, and return with his own pen.
Judge Eugene O’Kelly was told that man was not pleased, became aggressive and began to verbally abuse police. Commenting on the facts of the case, Judge O’Kelly said this was not the first time he’d heard of such a thing, adding: “It’s not acceptable that people, who are coming in to sign on in compliance with their bail are being told to go away and return with their own biro. I am hearing it too often
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