April 16, 2024

A person has appeared in court docket charged with endangering the lives of two Donegal Gardai on Christmas Day.

John Ward has been forwarded for trial having been charged with endangering Sergeant Stewart Doyle and Garda Ronan Gallagher on December 25, 2022.

Ward, who’s at the moment in custody at Castlerea Jail, was introduced earlier than Ballyshannon District Courtroom on Friday.

A e book of proof was served on the 40-year-old, of Nation Meadows, Tuam.

He’s charged that, at Drumacrin, Bundoran, he did deliberately or recklessly drive a car at an official Garda patrol car forcing Garda Gallagher to swerve left in an effort to keep away from a collision and creating a considerable threat of loss of life or critical harm.

Ward faces an identical cost regarding an incident at Finner, Bundoran.

At Magheracar, Bundoran, Ward is charged that he did deliberately or recklessly drive at an unmarked automotive, which was in a stationary place at Tullaghan roundabout and narrowly prevented a collision with the car’s entrance passenger facet, creating a considerable threat of loss of life or critical harm to Sergeant Doyle.

The fees are opposite to Part 13 of the Non-Deadly Offences In opposition to the Particular person Act, 1997

Inspector Angela Cummins advised the court docket that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has consented for Ward to be ahead to the following sitting of Donegal Circuit Courtroom, which commences on March 12 subsequent.

Decide Patricia Cronin made an order returning Ward for trial and administered the alibi warning.

Authorized assist was granted and two authorized counsel had been assigned.

“They’re very critical prices,” his solicitor mentioned.

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