May 19, 2024

A Derrybeg man who was greater than 5 instances over the authorized drink-driving restrict when he was concerned in a crash has been postpone the highway for 3 years.

Stephen McCole appeared earlier than Falcarragh District Courtroom this week.

McCole, a 34-year-old with an handle at Strand Street, Derrybeg, was charged with drink-driving.

Inspector Seamus McGonigle instructed the court docket that gardai had been known as to a two-vehicle highway visitors collision at 6.04pm on July 4, 2022.

Officers spoke to McCole, who was the motive force of a black Volkswagen Golf. Gardai seen that McCole was unsteady on his toes and slurring his speech whereas additionally they detected a small of intoxicating liquor.

Having shaped the opinion that McCole was drink-driving, they arrested him and conveyed to Milford Garda Station.

McCole offered a pattern of blood that confirmed a focus of 264 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood, the place the authorized restrict is 50 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

Mr Patsy Gallagher, solicitor for McCole, stated his consumer was apologetic and co-operative on the night in query.

Mr Gallagher stated his consumer had been working away for ‘a while’ and hopes to return to England for work.

A compulsory three-year disqualification from driving was handed to McCole, who was additionally fined €150.

West Donegal man 5 instances over restrict earlier than he crashed was final modified: April nineteenth, 2024 by Employees Author