A drug-driver has been disqualified for 5 years after being caught rushing in Donegal.
Jonathan Michael Timoney roused the eye of gardaí, who detected a silver Audi A6 touring at 157km/h in a 100km/h zone at Raymoghey, Manorcunningham on April 4, 2021.
Gardai have been working a pace examine on the time once they detected Timoney at 2.06pm.
Gardai stopped the automobile and upon approaching Timoney Garda Marcus O’Dowd stated he was ‘very confused trying and his arms have been shaking’.
Garda O’Dowd fashioned the opinion that Timoney, a 29-year-old with an tackle at Carricklynn Avenue, Strabane, was driving below the affect of an intoxicant.
A roadside breath take a look at returned a optimistic studying for the presence of cocaine in Timoney’s system.
Timoney was arrested and conveyed to Letterkenny garda station. A specimen of blood was taken by an authorised nurse and returned a optimistic studying for cocaine. An alcohol studying of 41 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood, which is throughout the authorized drink-drive restrict.
Timoney was not current at Letterkenny District Courtroom when his case was heard.
Choose Ciaran Liddy stated he discovered the info confirmed and famous Timoney’s failure to seem.
In convicting the accused, Choose Liddy stated he needed to additionally keep in mind the pace at which Timoney was driving. Choose Liddy disqualified Timoney from driving for a interval of 5 years and fined him €500, with three months to pay.
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