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Wallace got 120k in wrongful arrest claim


johnny365

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It appears all the previous is coming out now.The State Claims Agency paid out a sum in the region of IR£100,000 at the time after settling Mr Wallace's claim – without the knowledge of the arresting garda. It is claimed that the incident involving wrongful arrest occurred when Mr Wallace, was directing traffic on the corner of Thomas Street and Meath Street in Dublin, where his company was involved in construction work.

A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?

Wallace got
 

Auld Cynic

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It appears all the previous is coming out now.The State Claims Agency paid out a sum in the region of IR£100,000 at the time after settling Mr Wallace's claim – without the knowledge of the arresting garda. It is claimed that the incident involving wrongful arrest occurred when Mr Wallace, was directing traffic on the corner of Thomas Street and Meath Street in Dublin, where his company was involved in construction work.

A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?

Wallace got
Given Wallace's appearance, he'd stop the traffic a lot quicker than many an inept cop clocking up his overtime on the ludicrous 'Operation Freeflow' of Christmases past!
 

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A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?
How are you going to lay the blame for this on Sinn Féin?
 
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According to the link Wallace sued the State and Min for Justice for wrongful arrest and it was settled out of court (for the sum mentioned) on the recommendation of Senior Gardaí.

Case closed. And thread.
 
M

MrFunkyZombaloo

I also think it's interesting (in a non-conspiracy theory sort of way) that in a week where we've had Shatter and Callinan acting like f*cking eejits we get front page stories about Laura: The Novel That No-One Remembers and now this.
 
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It appears all the previous is coming out now.The State Claims Agency paid out a sum in the region of IR£100,000 at the time after settling Mr Wallace's claim – without the knowledge of the arresting garda. It is claimed that the incident involving wrongful arrest occurred when Mr Wallace, was directing traffic on the corner of Thomas Street and Meath Street in Dublin, where his company was involved in construction work.

A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?

Wallace got
120k-this would have bought a good house in 2000!
How am I surprised!
Wallace just keeps coming to public attention in so many ways. Why do I think that we will be hearing more about this guy before the next election on stuff that he was involved in in the past.

If he was arrested in a wrongful manner then a citizen is entitled to
a) an apology
b) a small token sum

If a guard makes a wrongful arrest he should
a) undergo re-training and be cautioned
b) if persists a) again but with a range of increasing measures up to and including dismissal

Doubtless our usual brethern will be along to explain that the €120 k figure would be less than a court case blah blah blah.
Cost of lawyers balah blah.




Or is it time that the Comptroller and Auditor general takes a look under the bonnet at the State claims Agency?
Or perhaps the Criminal Assets bureau?
 

ger12

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13 years ago. Who leaked this story?
 

ger12

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It appears all the previous is coming out now.The State Claims Agency paid out a sum in the region of IR£100,000 at the time after settling Mr Wallace's claim – without the knowledge of the arresting garda. It is claimed that the incident involving wrongful arrest occurred when Mr Wallace, was directing traffic on the corner of Thomas Street and Meath Street in Dublin, where his company was involved in construction work.

A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?

Wallace got
13 years ago. Who leaked this story?
 

paulp

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According to the link Wallace sued the State and Min for Justice for wrongful arrest and it was settled out of court (for the sum mentioned) on the recommendation of Senior Gardaí.

Case closed. And thread.
I'd like to keep in open a while longer if all the same to you.
At very least, we can use it as a character reference for the bould Mick.

And maybe wonder why he was released without the arresting officer's knowledge. You would imagine at the very least, the arresting office would be consulted? no?
 

friendlyfire

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It appears all the previous is coming out now.The State Claims Agency paid out a sum in the region of IR£100,000 at the time after settling Mr Wallace's claim – without the knowledge of the arresting garda. It is claimed that the incident involving wrongful arrest occurred when Mr Wallace, was directing traffic on the corner of Thomas Street and Meath Street in Dublin, where his company was involved in construction work.

A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?

Wallace got
If it was clear cut Johnny.....why did the guards/state claims agency settle outside court?

Williams has got an issue with Wallace after being named in the Dail as as a chosen one...... he has the blinkers on big time!
 

paulp

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I also think it's interesting (in a non-conspiracy theory sort of way) that in a week where we've had Shatter and Callinan acting like f*cking eejits we get front page stories about Laura: The Novel That No-One Remembers and now this.
I'm sure both their history's are being researched with a fine tooth comb at the moment.
 

mr. jings

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If it was clear cut Johnny.....why did the guards/state claims agency settle outside court?

Williams has got an issue with Wallace after being named in the Dail as as a chosen one...... he has the blinkers on big time!
That a settlement was made even in the light of a 'scuffle' with the Garda, would seem to imply Wallace had a pretty good case to make. Williams is truly clutching at straws here.
 

johnny365

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That a settlement was made even in the light of a 'scuffle' with the Garda, would seem to imply Wallace had a pretty good case to make. Williams is truly clutching at straws here.
120 k surely it wasnt that distressing an incident?
 

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I've come to the conclusion that Wallace is actually an undercover FG agent, put there to generate completely pointless and irrelevant sideshows whilst our utterly useless and plain f*cking stupid government continue to f*ck up on a grand scale.

I really don't care about this one time protest vote clown.
 

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It appears all the previous is coming out now.The State Claims Agency paid out a sum in the region of IR£100,000 at the time after settling Mr Wallace's claim – without the knowledge of the arresting garda. It is claimed that the incident involving wrongful arrest occurred when Mr Wallace, was directing traffic on the corner of Thomas Street and Meath Street in Dublin, where his company was involved in construction work.

A Garda arrived and initially suggested that he would call a uniformed unit from the local station to take control of the situation but Mr Wallace allegedly refused this. It was claimed that Mr Wallace continued to direct the traffic and ignored repeated requests from the garda to stop.The officer believed that Mr Wallace was making the traffic problem worse and that he potentially posed a safety risk to both himself and passing motorists.At that stage it was alleged that the officer then directed the developer to stop or else he would be arrested for a public-order offence. It was further claimed that a scuffle ensued when Mr Wallace resisted the garda's attempt to arrest him. What a tasty sum for a minor incident?

Wallace got
Cheeky bugger Wallace directing traffic on a main road and could'nt even do that without causing havoc. People will be out looking to be arrested now so they can put a claim in and get settlement under the Gárda counter once they find an open station.
The Prime Time interview was shattering in showing up the level of dialogue available to the hairy blonde TD.
 

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This guy must be the most schizoid public representative ever ,or the cleverest. The claim is real cute whoreism. Did anyone notice how he squeals when he's cornered,just like a rat? He's back from Italy and the football while others in far less debt cannot afford Sky.
 
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