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DI Andrew Shields, now retired, was the South Yorkshire police officer in charge of the investigation. He said he met Arnold on 2 July 2019. “He appeared to be agitated, quite stressed, possibly at the end of his tether a little bit.” O’Mara is charged with eight counts of fraud by false representation, with Arnold jointly charged with six of the offences, and Woodliff jointly charged with one. oz charbroiled to your taste. Served with local sourced Wolgast shiitake mushrooms and roasted potatoes A message from Arnold to O’Mara reads: “Jared I’ve tried but you got shit-faced before Look North TV interview and then harassed a young female member of staff.” O’Mara’s renowned corned beef hash is made from Detroit’s Wigley’s corned beef and roasted potatoes.
On Thursday, the prosecutor James Bourne-Arton read a number of messages to the court. One was from April 2019, with Arnold messaging a friend saying: “He’s a few k in debt with a dealer.” The friend replied: “That’s a very dangerous game that. He wants to be careful no bad lads come for him. He’s on 80k a year ffs.”
In police interviews Arnold said O’Mara’s parents would bring their son a litre of vodka if not every day, then every other day, “along with 60 fags and bottles of Mountain Dew”. Organic beef simmered in onion, bell pepper and carrot. Topped with Colcannon potato, melted cheddar and peas In another message from Arnold to O’Mara in July 2019, he says he has seen the MP’s mental health deteriorate over a number of years and his drug abuse spiral into something “quite strange”, saying he is “definitely no longer the great, motivated person I once knew”. Roasted butternut squash, celeriac, peas, onions with local sourced Wolgast shiitake and oyster mushrooms in a savory sauce topped with a puff pastry O’Mara was MP between 2017 and 2019, resigning from Labour in 2018 and serving as an independent. He appeared at Leeds crown court via video link from his home in Sheffield.
The second was around the submission of invoices to Ipsa. The third was around O’Mara’s use of cocaine, “anything up to five grams a day”.On the Look North incident, Arnold said: “He drank a litre of vodka before the interview and then denies it … I even asked his parents about it and they’re like, ‘he wasn’t drunk, he was hammered’.” In a message from O’Mara to Arnold, the former MP talks about being “three days clean in a couple of hours and that’s the longest I’ve gone in longer than I can remember”. On Thursday jurors heard details of dozens of WhatsApp and text messages exchanged between O’Mara and Arnold The prosecution has said the mobile messages contain references to money-making schemes, rule bending, deleting records and demanding money from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa).
There were three strands to Arnold’s claims, Shields said. The first was around O’Mara’s mental health and wellbeing. “He believed him to be in crisis.” Wigley’s Detroit corned beef, house made sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese and house made thousand Island dressing on a grilled in Star Bakery marbled rye The court was played audio of the phone call Arnold made to police in July 2019 in which he accused O’Mara of making false expense claims. Arnold tells the call handler that O’Mara has delusions of a conspiracy. “He’s started to entertain the idea that some kind of shadowy government cabal is trying to bring him down and loads of other absolutely irrational beliefs.” Topped with two eggs, and roasted tomatoes, with your choice of sourdough, marbled rye or GF toast. Icelandic cod in a light egg wash and seasoned flour coating, pan fried in a blend of butter and extra virgin olive oil.It is also claimed that O’Mara submitted a false contract of employment for a friend, John Woodliff, “pretending” that he worked as a constituency support officer.