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Room with a poo Naked hotel guest was 'blind drunk' when he defecated on hallway floor

Judge Bryan Smyth noted he had been "blind drunk", completely blacked out after heavy drinking, and was very embarrassed.

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Rafal Bendowski

Rafal Bendowski

Rafal Bendowski

A naked hotel guest, who was "blind drunk" when he defecated on a hallway floor, has been spared a custodial sentence.

Truck driver Rafal Bendowski, 40, a Polish national of no fixed address, was arrested late on September 3 when gardai were called to the St George Hotel on Parnell Square East, in Dublin.

He was charged with criminal damage and pleaded guilty the following day when he appeared before Dublin District Court. His case was adjourned until today to pay compensation.

Judge Bryan Smyth heard the accused had been "blind drunk", completely blacked out after heavy drinking, and was very embarrassed.

Noting he had paid €200 to cover the clean-up cost, Judge Smyth applied the Probation of Offenders Act, leaving him without a criminal record.

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Rafal Bendowski, a Polish national of no fixed abode, pictured leaving the Criminal Courts of Justice (CCJ) on Parkgate Street in Dublin

Rafal Bendowski, a Polish national of no fixed abode, pictured leaving the Criminal Courts of Justice (CCJ) on Parkgate Street in Dublin

Rafal Bendowski, a Polish national of no fixed abode, pictured leaving the Criminal Courts of Justice (CCJ) on Parkgate Street in Dublin

Earlier, Garda Conor Manning told the court, "a guest was naked in the hallways and had defecated on the carpet outside his room".

Bendowski, who had no prior criminal convictions, was intoxicated, he said.

Defence solicitor Eoin Lysaght had said his client came to Ireland looking for work but needed time to get the money.

Bendowski had too much to drink and "didn't know what he was doing", his solicitor submitted.

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