A Donegal man has been disqualified from driving after dashing away from gardaí.
Caolan Marley, aged 29 of Station Home, Cloghan was earlier than Letterkenny District Court docket on fees arising out of an incident at Curraghmone, Ballybofey, on February 8, 2021.
Gardai obtained a report of a suspicious car within the space. They subsequently stopped a Renault Megane being pushed by Marley.
Sergeant Jim Collins instructed the court docket that Marley sped off ‘aggressively’ with Gardai standing beside the door. Marley made off at excessive velocity and Sergeant Collins mentioned Gardai didn’t comply with him as it might have introduced a hazard.
Marley was charged with harmful driving and likewise confronted a cost of driving with out insurance coverage.
Solicitor for Marley, Mr Frank Dorrian, mentioned he was not making an software to have a harmful driving cost diminished to one in every of careless driving.
Mr Dorrian mentioned his shopper is a 29-year-old manufacturing unit employee who’s a single dad or mum.
“The details converse for themselves,” Mr Dorrian mentioned. “The no insurance coverage has made a foul state of affairs worse.”
Decide Éiteáin Cunningham convicted Marley. For harmful driving, Marley was disqualified from driving for 2 years and fined €150. A two-year disqualification was additionally imposed for driving with out insurance coverage, with Marley additionally fined €200 for this offence. The disqualifications are to run concurrently.
Driver disqualified after dashing away from gardaí was final modified: October twenty fourth, 2023 by