April 16, 2024

A 43-year-old man is to be despatched ahead for trial for alleged offences together with assaulting a garda on responsibility, endangerment whereas driving, and refusing to provide a pattern.

Maurice Murphy of three Aghadrumsee Park, Rosslea, Fermanagh was earlier than Ballyshannon District Court docket on Friday.

Sergeant Stewart Doyle gave proof of arresting the defendant, saying that Murphy made no reply when charged.

Inspector Angela Cummins advised the court docket that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had instructed that the defendant be prosecuted by indictment on the circuit court docket.

The fees are all alleged to have occurred on Might 30, 2023.

They embody two counts of driving instantly at oncoming autos, forcing the driving force onto the arduous shoulder or verge and creating a considerable danger of demise or severe hurt at Sminver, Ballyshannon; three counts of assaulting Garda Michael Connolly in the middle of his responsibility at Finner and at Ballyshannon Garda Station; refusal to provide a specimen at Ballyshannon Garda Station.

Choose Deirdre Gearty remanded the defendant on persevering with bail. The matter was adjourned till Might 17 for service of the guide of proof. 
Authorized help was granted to solicitor Rory O’Brien.

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