After police attended the scene Killeen later became agitated and kicked out, striking an officer, before spitting at another.Surely the vet had a capture pole they could have used? Or a tranquilliser gun?
Christos Christou, defending, said….“As far as the day in question is concerned she was on a great deal of medication.”Really? Yet she was already on a community order at the time, so no, probably not at all ‘out of character’.
He added his client had drunk a glass of wine and with that and a combination of medication and issues about her mental health she had acted out of character.
Killeen, who has been to see a community psychiatric nurse, pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal and two counts of assaulting a constable in the execution of their duty.She was given…. Yeah, you guessed it! Another community order….
She was also ordered to pay £25 compensation to each of the two police officers and pay £85 costs.£25? /facepalm