A chef who was coming back from work was caught driving underneath the affect of medicine.
Christopher Malley was disqualified from driving for one yr when he appeared at Letterkenny District Courtroom.
Sergeant Vincent Muldoon advised the court docket that he was finishing up a checkpoint on July 1, 2020 at Gortnavern, Kerrykeel, when he stopped a car.
The driving force of the car, Malley, appeared ‘very nervous’, Sergeant Muldoon advised the court docket.
Malley, a 39-year-old of Meetinghouse Avenue, Stranorlar, examined constructive for the presence of cocaine in his system.
Sergeant Muldoon stated Malley was ‘co-operative’. The detection occurred at 12.07am and Malley advised Gardai that he was a chef who was going dwelling from work.
Malley’s solicitor stated his shopper tendered the earliest doable plea and the incident occurred after the ‘unhappy passing of a detailed member of the family’.
Decide Éiteáin Cunningham fined Malley €100, permitting six months to pay, and disqualified him from driving for one yr.
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