September 20, 2021

Lauren is jailed for harassing an absent partner.

Balimina Court House. INBT02-213AC.

Stuart Grady, 58, of Belgrade, pleaded guilty to harassment on August 15 this year.

The crime came just three days after the defendant was sentenced to a suspended prison term for harassing her by bombing her with 123 phone calls during a 36-hour period starting July 12 this year.

Defense attorney Ben Thompson said the three calls “on the dimension of harassment” are prominent at the very bottom of the scale.

In connection with the August 12 court case, he said a defense attorney had been able to provide a lawyer with “a series of love letters” that the complainant had sent to Grady when he was in custody who “contacted” him. Was invited. “

Mr Thompson said he was violating the suspended sentence so quickly because of the defendant’s chronic alcoholism and “as far as the relationship is concerned, a real personal weakness”.

He said Grady was sorry and knew he had put himself in a difficult position with the court.

District Judge Nigel Broderick told defendant, who appeared via video link from Magha Berry Prison: “The courts are sadly losing patience with you and this woman. It’s a toxic relationship.”

He said that despite the efforts of the courts to persuade Grady to stay away from the woman, he was not getting such a message.

The judge sentenced Grady to one month in prison for the new offense and suspended the three-month suspension to a total of four months.

Bail was set for appeal, but the court was told Grady would remain in custody until the outcome of the proceedings.

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