Woman made knife threat over request to move dog from child2 min read
A Woman armed herself with a kitchen knife and threatened a father when he asked her to transfer her pet absent from his two-year-old little one.
atasha Tynan (35) “took exception” to currently being questioned to get her canine when the moms and dads turned nervous that it was “in the vicinity” of their kid.
She was jailed for six months at Dublin District Courtroom.
Tynan, from Cromcastle Courtroom, Kilmore, Coolock, pleaded guilty to making a knife in the course of a dispute.
The court docket listened to the incident took place at Cromcastle Courtroom on April 16, 2020.
Garda Sergeant Maire McDevitt stated Tynan was included in a verbal argument with a married pair that centred all around her canine being close to their two-12 months-previous baby.
Tynan took exception to currently being asked to just take her canine away from the youngster and went house and bought a large kitchen knife. She returned with it and threatened the child’s father.
Independently, the accused also admitted shoplifting €99 worth of cosmetics from Superdrug, Jervis Road, on Could 16 this calendar year.
The court read in that incident she positioned the items in a bag and handed all points of payment.
Tynan was stopped by security, gardaí were notified and she was arrested and billed.
She had 14 prior convictions, for community get and other offences.
Tynan apologised for her actions and approved duty for what she had performed, her solicitor explained.
The accused had had “her individual complications in excess of a time period of time” and her father handed absent recently.
Tynan had also had addiction and psychological well being concerns which she had struggled with.
She was previously in custody when she appeared in court docket, getting been incarcerated due to the fact the working day she was arrested for shoplifting in May well.
Her defence claimed Tynan’s previous history was “not the worst” the courtroom had observed and requested Judge Bryan Smyth to be as lenient as he could in the conditions.
Decide Smyth explained it was a “serious matter” for the accused to have bought a knife and threatened the target.
It was deserving of a jail sentence, he reported, but he back-dated the six months to when Tynan had gone into custody.
The judge took the other cost into thought and preset recognisances in the celebration of an attractiveness.