Addressing the judge, St George apologised to PC Beale. He said: “I would like to apologise to the officer for the pain that I caused her. I have realised the seriousness of the offence. I was just a confused and a mixed-up head.”Put away that onion! Judge ain’t buyin’ it…
Sentencing St George to 24 weeks in prison, District Judge Philip Gillibrand said St George attacked PC Beale in an “uncontrolled and unthinking episode of violence” and had failed to show sufficient remorse.
He said: “There was an element in your behaviour of ridiculing her, and taking advantage of your strength over her.
“The thing about remorse is it has to come at the right time. If it comes on the day of the trial, months down the line, then what of remorse? ”More like this, please!