Gardai unable to ‘lock onto’ racing vehicles

first_imgA Carndonagh man who was detected racing with another vehicle near Redcastle has been fined for the offence.Nathan Doherty (23) of Corvish, but currently residing in Australia, instructed his solicitor, Mr Frank Dorian to enter a plea to the charge of driving without reasonable consideration before a recent sitting of Carndonagh District Court. Inspector Denis Joyce told the court that on January 7, 2017 at 12.40am gardaí were operating a speed check at Cullineen, Redcastle when Garda Colm Mooney observed two cars that appeared to be racing each other.As the garda was unable to lock onto one of the vehicles and detect their speed, he decided to pursue one of the vehicles, a Volkswagen Bora.Garda Mooney subsequently stopped the vehicle near The Bailey Nightclub where the driver, Doherty, admitted to racing the other vehicle, the inspector said.Inspector Joyce added that Doherty had no previous convictions.Mr Dorrian said his client was now gainfully employed in Australia and anxious to have the matter dealt with.Judge Kelly convicted and fined the defendant €200 for the offence.Gardai unable to ‘lock onto’ racing vehicles was last modified: December 19th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more