Facts: Behave in an offensive manner in/near a public place/school, Future Court Attendance Notice
MD’s sister-in-law had a disagreement with the wife of a police officer. MD saw the police officer harassing her nephews and approaching her nephew’s face. MD was told she would receive a court attendance notice for offensive behaviour (Section 4(1) Summary Offences Act 1988 (NSW). This she received in the mail.
The police officer also sent a letter to MD’s employer falsely claimed she was behaving offensively in public.
Outcome: We sue for Malicious Prosecution and Misfeasance in Public Office
O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors represented MD in a claim against the police for misfeasance in public office and malicious prosecution. The police settled with MD.