September 30, 2023

A person is to face trial charged with inflicting felony injury to a rally automotive belonging to a competitor on the Donegal Worldwide Rally.

John Crothers, a 62-year-old, had been charged at a particular sitting of Letterkenny District Court docket accused of damaging the automotive of rally driver Richard Corridor.

Mr Corridor had been due to participate within the Historics part of the rally in June, 2022.

Nevertheless, his automotive was interfered with earlier than the race.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has now determined that Crothers ought to stand trial earlier than a choose and jury on the subsequent siting of Letterkenny Circuit Court docket.

The accused, of Ballynashee Street, Glenwherry, Ballymena, County Antrim, faces a complete of three prices.

Crothers is accused that he did, with out lawful excuse, injury property, to wit, lower the gas 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 if such property could be broken.

Crothers is additional charged with making a menace intending that Mr Corridor to imagine it will 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.

Crothers had been launched on bail.

The case was known as at Letterkenny District Court docket this week the place Garda Sergeant Jim Collins stated the DPP had directed that the case be heard on indictment.

He sought a future date for the presentation of a e book of proof within the case.

Decide Eiteain Cunningham adjourned the case till September twenty fifth to permit time for a e book of proof to be ready forward of the subsequent sittings of the Letterkenny Circuit Court docket in October.


Man to face trial for tampering with automotive earlier than Donegal Worldwide Rally was final modified: July twenty fifth, 2023 by Employees Author