A person is to face trial charged with inflicting prison harm to a rally automobile belonging to a competitor on the Donegal Worldwide Rally.
John Crothers, a 62-year-old, had been charged at a particular sitting of Letterkenny District Court docket accused of damaging the automobile of rally driver Richard Corridor.
Mr Corridor had been due to participate within the Historics part of the rally in June, 2022.
Nevertheless, his automobile was interfered with earlier than the race.
The Director of Public Prosecutions has now determined that Crothers ought to stand trial earlier than a choose and jury on the subsequent siting of Letterkenny Circuit Court docket.
The accused, of Ballynashee Street, Glenwherry, Ballymena, County Antrim, faces a complete of three fees.
Crothers is accused that he did, with out lawful excuse, harm property, to wit, minimize the gasoline pump swap, the fan swap, three wires to the rev limiter and the protection swap of a motor automobile, a Ford Escort, belonging to Richard Corridor, intending to wreck such property or being reckless as as to if such property could be broken.
Crothers is additional charged with making a menace intending that Mr Corridor to consider it could be carried out, to wreck property, to wit, a motorcar, a Ford Escort rally automobile.
The accused can be charged that he, with out lawful authority or cheap trigger, did intervene with the mechanism of a mechanically propelled automobile, the property of Mr Corridor, whereas such a automobile was stationary.
Crothers had been launched on bail.
The case was referred to as at Letterkenny District Court docket this week the place Garda Sergeant Jim Collins stated the DPP had directed that the case be heard on indictment.
He sought a future date for the presentation of a e-book of proof within the case.
Choose Eiteain Cunningham adjourned the case till September twenty fifth to permit time for a e-book of proof to be ready forward of the subsequent sittings of the Letterkenny Circuit Court docket in October.
Man to face trial for tampering with automobile earlier than Donegal Worldwide Rally was final modified: July twenty fifth, 2023 by