Police officer inappropriately grabbed
A FEMALE police officer had her genitals grabbed by a man as she attempted to arrest him at Richmond St, Maryborough.
The man, 48, also attempted to grab her taser during a struggle to get him into a police vehicle in December.
The offender, who was mentally ill at the time and homeless, pleaded guilty in Maryborough Magistrates Court last week to assault and obstruct of a police officer, dangerous drug possession and theft.
The theft charge related to stealing popcorn boxes from a cinema. He was sentenced to three-months in jail, immediately eligible for parole.
Another man also pleaded guilty in Maryborough Magistrates Court last week for assaulting a public officer.
The 44-year-old spat on clothing of a health worker while receiving emergency treatment at a hospital, committed also while severely mentally ill.
He was sentenced to three-months in jail, given immediate parole.