He couldn't stand having to wait behind the garbage truck… A 49-year-old man was sentenced on Tuesday to a four-month suspended sentence for assaulting a garbage collector, reports

L'Echo de la Presqu ' island


The scene took place in Saint-Nazaire, on a market day, in mid-April.

The defendant was in his car with his partner, just behind the municipal employees who were collecting garbage, in a narrow street.

Almost at close range

The tone is first raised before the man, very angry, decides to leave his vehicle to fire with a gas pistol, almost at close range.

The officer was only slightly injured in the arm but was particularly shocked.

The woman, tried for contempt, was fined 500 euros.

The couple, parents of four children and hitherto unknown to justice, will also have to pay 500 euros to the victim, for his moral damage, indicates




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  • Trash can

  • Gun

  • Aggression

  • Saint Nazaire

  • Justice