TD office burglar jailed
Published 28/07/2011 | 05:00
A MAN who broke into a TD's constituency office because he was looking for a place to drink has been jailed for two years.
Gerard Kane (34) was discovered by gardai sitting in former Fianna Fail minister Barry Andrews' office.
He tried to escape by charging through a window with a chair.
A female garda subdued him by hitting him on the shins with her baton.
Kane, of Dominic Street, Dun Laoghaire, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to burglary at the premises on the night of December 23, 2009 on Patrick's Street.