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Man charged with kill threat

A DUBLIN man has been sent for trial charged with carrying a firearm and threatening to kill another man.

Evan Metcalfe (21) had a book of evidence served on him when he appeared at Dublin District Court.

Mr Metcalfe, of Captain's Road, Crumlin, is charged with threatening to kill a man and unlawfully carrying a firearm at Crotty Avenue, Walkinstown, on August 19 last year.

He is also charged with possession of cannabis for sale or supply at Captain's Road on October 3.

Judge Michael Walsh sent him for trial to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Dad had to be pepper sprayed

GARDAI had to pepper-spray a father of two when he became aggressive after they were called to a domestic incident at his home.

Glen Massey (37) was fined €100 at Blanchardstown District Court.

Massey, of Peyton Court, Rathcoole, pleaded guilty to public drunkenness and causing a breach of the peace last October 6.

Gardai were called to the house and Massey became abusive and aggressive outside.

A scuffle broke out and he was pepper-sprayed.

He had no prior convictions. Judge David McHugh imposed the fine.

Motorist gave false name

AN UNINSURED driver who gave gardai a false name has been ordered to carry out 220 hours of community service to avoid a five-month jail sentence.

Thomas Stokes (21) was also banned from driving for four years and fined €200 at Blanchardstown District Court.

The accused, of St Margaret's Park, Ballymun, pleaded guilty to driving without insurance or a licence and giving gardai a false name at Hampton Wood Road, St Margaret's, last July 14.

Father-of-two Stokes was working as a warehouse operative, his solicitor Simon Fleming said.

Judge David McHugh imposed the fine, ban and community service order.