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Tomca

Q on wasting police time and restraining order breach

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My neighbour was given a suspended sentence and retraining order two months after being found guilty for his harassment offenses against me.

 

I had a letter from the police last week saying they had tried to contact me over a report that I was abusive to someone at a time I wasnt there but at my fathers. The person who accused me of this was the neighbours girlfriend, but the report came from the neighbours house (the letter was specific in saying the reported incident happened at their address.)

 

After writing about my concern over it on facebook, a friend then sent me a screen shot that shows the neighbours girlfriend boasting about making the allegation.

 

This was early a false allegation to the police made out of malice.

 

My investigating officer is on holiday until the end of the week but Ive report all this to 101.

 

Q- can the neighbours girlfriend be in trouble for making this malicious allegation?

 

Q - will this count as indirect contact from my neighbour/breach of restraining order, as the allegation came from his house, effectively using the police as a third party to harass me, creating indirect contact?

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I meant 'two months ago'

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I understand

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34 minutes ago, Sectioned Detection said:

A,  No

A, No

How come? Isnt wasting police time an offense?

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A Yes
A possibly.
As with everything it’s down to what can be proved.


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21 hours ago, Tomca said:

How come? Isnt wasting police time an offense?

It’s only your opinion that it’s malicious and it would need to be proved for it to be taken further. Otherwise EVERY time someone’s found not guilty the person making the complaint would get charged with wasting police time.

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But the screen shot of their post on facebook showed them boasting about it

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2 hours ago, Tomca said:

But the screen shot of their post on facebook showed them boasting about it

Boasting about the allegation you said nothing about boasting about it being malicious.

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16 hours ago, Sectioned Detection said:

Boasting about the allegation you said nothing about boasting about it being malicious.

Lol making false allegations out of spite to cause upset is malicious.

Dictionary:

malicious. (məlɪʃəs ) If you describe someone's words or actions as malicious, you mean that they are intended to harm people or their reputation, or cause them embarrassment and upset. That might merely have been malicious gossip.

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You need to discuss this with the officer who has been dealing. You are not going to get a satisfactory answer by drip feeding information into an on line forum.
This situation has clearly brewed over several weeks or months and won’t be resolved by a few short posts about it.


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I know. My officer is still on leave so I just needed someone who understood more in law to give an opinion.....then this became about what malicious means 🙂

 

I havent gone into more detail because google shows these forum posts in public searches and Id like to lesson the chance of my neighbour being tipped off, while really needing somewhere to raise it.

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8 hours ago, Tomca said:

Lol making false allegations out of spite to cause upset is malicious.

Dictionary:

malicious. (məlɪʃəs ) If you describe someone's words or actions as malicious, you mean that they are intended to harm people or their reputation, or cause them embarrassment and upset. That might merely have been malicious gossip.

Yeah thank for that. 🛎 end!

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