April 15, 2024

A person who was discovered biking a motorbike on the Letterkenny twin carriageway whereas drunk has been convicted in courtroom.

Gardai apprehended Gintaras Jankauskas at 11.35pm on July 6, 2023 at Raymoghy, Manorcunningham after responding to a name a few male biking on the twin carriageway.

Gardai encountered Jankauskas simply earlier than the Manor roundabout, biking on the arduous shoulder.

Jankauskas, a 54-year-old of Churchlands, Manorcunningham, was described as being ‘extraordinarily unsteady’ and when Gardai spoke with him he was discovered to be extraordinarily intoxicated.

Jankauskas was arrested and delivered to the station, the place a specimen of breath confirmed 82 micrograms of alcohol per 100ml of breath.

Sergeant Jim Collins informed Letterkenny District Courtroom that Jankauskas was absolutely cooperative and has no earlier convictions.

An interpreter was current in courtroom to help Jankauskas.

Solicitor Mr Donough Cleary stated Jankauskas resided in Manorcunningham and was socialising in Letterkenny on the night time in query. His bicycle is his solely mode of transport, Mr Cleary stated.

Mr Cleary stated Jankauskas hails from Lithuania and has been in Eire since 2005. “He doesn’t have a phrase of English for a person who has been right here so lengthy,” Mr Cleary stated, including: “The entire process within the garda station was one thing of a thriller.”

Choose Éiteáin Cunningham convicted Jankauskas and fined him €200, giving six months to pay.

Drunk man discovered biking on twin carriageway fined €200 was final modified: February twenty seventh, 2024 by Employees Author