Gaynor’s lawyer, on the other hand, was more concerned with the damage that this conviction would likely do to his career, saying it would “definitely see him removed from the police force,” and adding, “This is going to cost him dearly.” Perhaps Gaynor should have thought about that before pulling a gun on a fellow officer. Since he didn’t, he’s just going to have to deal with the consequences of his own cavalier attitude regarding gun safety.
Australian Cop Given 100 Hours Of Community Service For Pulling Gun On Officer Who Threatened To Spoil ‘Top Gun: Maverick’
Australian police officer Dominic Gaynor has pleaded guilty to “carrying a firearm with disregard” and was sentenced to 100 hours of community service after he pulled a gun on a fellow officer who threatened to spoil Top Gun: Maverick for him, Variety reports. It doesn’t sound like Gaynor actually intended to shoot the other officer, Morgan Royston, but at the same time, pulling out a gun, even as a joke, is no laughing matter. From Variety: