July 14, 2024

A person who stole an ice cream from a Letterkenny store was additionally present in possession of a stolen digital pill – simply hours after being launched from jail.

Seamus Donaghey was earlier than Buncrana District Courtroom arising out of issues on August 17, 2023.

Gardai obtained a name at 8.55pm on the day in query. The defendant had stolen an ice cream from Clarke’s Newsagents at Decrease Fundamental Avenue.

When gardai arrived, Donaghey, now aged 31 and of no fastened abode, was unsteady on his toes and utilizing profanities.

Donaghey was arrested beneath the Public Order Act and conveyed to Letterkenny Garda Station. He was searched on arrival on the garda station and an digital pill price €150 was situated. This was recognized as belonging to an adjoining takeaway.

The pill was subsequently returned to the takeaway.

Mr Patsy Gallagher, solicitor for Donaghey, stated his consumer is at the moment serving a sentence in Maghaberry Jail in Northern Eire. He stated Donaghey had points with alcohol and apologised for the incident.

Donaghey was fined €100 and given six months to pay with authorized support granted to Mr Gallagher.

On August 17 final, Donaghey was launched from jail having spent two months in custody after being caught in Donegal in a automotive that was hijacked in Derry.

Donaghey and a co-accused – Bridget Mongan, 33, of Foyle Street in Derry – have been arrested on the N13 highway at Raymoghey, Manorcunningham on June 16 at a checkpoint arrange as half of a giant policing operation across the Donegal Worldwide Rally.

Donaghey was charged with unlawfully utilizing a automobile with out the consent of the proprietor.

The PSNI obtained a report of the illegal taking of a automobile, a black Ford Focus, from Abercorn Street on June 16.

At 11.09pm on the identical date, the automobile was noticed at Raymoghey. Gardai arrested each Donaghey and Mongan.

It was alleged {that a} name was made to a takeaway supply individual in Derry. When the individual got here to the appointed handle to ship the meals, they arrived at a derelict handle and the automobile was forcibly seized.

Man arrested for stealing on day he obtained out of jail was final modified: Might thirty first, 2024 by Employees Author