July 14, 2024

A e-book of proof has been served on a person charged with inflicting felony injury to a rally automotive belonging to a competitor on the Donegal Worldwide Rally.

John Crothers, a 62-year-old from Ballymena, will now go on trial earlier than Letterkenny Circuit Courtroom.

He has been charged with damaging the automotive of rally driver Richard Corridor.

Throughout a short listening to at Letterkenny District Courtroom, Garda Gillian Web page gave proof of serving the e-book of proof on Crothers on Monday morning at Letterkenny courthouse.

Crothers made no reply when cautioned and he didn’t communicate throughout the listening to earlier than Decide Éiteáin Cunningham.

Sergeant Jim Collins advised the court docket that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has consented for Crothers being forwarded for trial the following sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Courtroom, which commences on October 17 subsequent.

Crothers is accused that he did, with out lawful excuse, injury property, to wit, lower the gasoline pump change, the fan change, three wires to the rev limiter and the security change of a motor automotive, a Ford Escort, belonging to Richard Corridor, intending to break such property or being reckless as as to whether 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 break property, to wit, a motorcar, a Ford Escort rally automotive.

The accused can be charged that he, with out lawful authority or affordable trigger, did intervene with the mechanism of a mechanically propelled car, the property of Mr Corridor, whereas such a car was stationary.

All issues have been included within the e-book, the court docket was knowledgeable.

Decide Cunningham administered the alibi warning and made an order returning Crothers for trial.

Crothers, of Ballynashee Street, Glenwherry, Ballymena, County Antrim, is on bail.

Ebook of proof served on man accused of reducing wires on rally automotive earlier than race was final modified: September twenty sixth, 2023 by Workers Author