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Bray Courthouse. File photo.

Bray Courthouse. File photo.

Bray Courthouse. File photo.

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Ordered to pay €650 to poor box

A man was given the chance to avoid a criminal conviction by making a donation to the court poor box during Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Mark Davis (25) 39 Ashlawn Court, Bray, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of drugs at the same address on May 12, 2020.

The court heard on the day in question at 10.55 a.m., gardai were carrying out a search of the property when the defendant handed over €10 of cannabis, which he admitted was for his personal use. Davis had no previous convictions.

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Judge David Kennedy gave the defendant the option of making a payment of €650 to the court poor box to receive the benefit of the Probation Act and avoid a criminal conviction. Judge Kennedy adjourned the case to January 24, for the donation to be made to the court poor box.

 

Adjourned

A Bray man had his case adjourned at the District Court sitting on Thursday, November 11.

Darren Lacey (37) Tirion, Seapoint Road, Bray, faces charges of possession of drugs, careless driving and driving or attempting to drive while over the limit for alcohol at Castle Street, Bray on August 11, 2020.

Solicitor Brendan Maloney made an application for an adjournment.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to January 17, for a plea or a hearing date.

 

Case dismissed

A man facing a road traffic charge had the case against him dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

William Anthony Doyle (47) 1 Marie Villas, Convent Avenue, Bray pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to wear a seat belt at Main Street, Bray on April 7, 2020.

The court heard on the date in question at 4.17 p.m., gardai had stopped a car at a checkpoint and observed the driver was not wearing a seat belt. A fixed penalty notice was issued and went unpaid. The defendant had four previous convictions.

Mr Doyle took the stand and gave evidence on oath in front of Judge David Kennedy that he had not received the fixed penalty notice.

Judge Kennedy dismissed the case.

 

Road traffic charge

A Meath man facing four road traffic charges had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11 to allow him to speak to his legal representative,

Rudolfas Nemickas (23) The Willows, Glascorn Lane, Rathoath Co. Meath, faces charges of failure to produce a driving licence, no insurance, driving without a licence and failure to produce an insurance certificate at Vevay Road, Bray on May 15, 2020.

The defendant said he had not received the court summons and asked for time to speak with a solicitor.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to November 18.

 

Speeding

An Enniskerry man was fined after pleading guilty to speeding during a Bray District Court sitting on Thursday, November 11.

John Gerard Black (81) Ballinagee, Enniskerry, pleaded guilty to a charge of exceeding the special speed limit of 50km/h at the R755 Rocky Valley, Enniskerry on May 29, 2020.

The court heard on the day in question at 5.35 p.m., gardai recorded a car travelling at 66km/h in a 50km/h zone. A fixed penalty notice was issued and not paid. The defendant had no previous convictions.

Judge David Kennedy asked the defendant why he had not paid the fine. The defendant said he had become confused during a move. He also apologised for missing a previous court date.

Judge Kennedy imposed a fine of €120 with two months to pay.

 

Man is fined €300

Fines totalling €300 were imposed on a man who pleaded guilty to two road traffic charges at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Tristan Benefick (36) 38 Putland Road, Bray, pleaded guilty to charges of non-display of a disc and use of a vehicle without an NCT certificate at Abbey Street car park, Wicklow town on January 26, 2020.

The court heard on the day in question at 12.50 p.m., a vehicle was observed by gardai with a tax disc and NCT that were out-of-date. A fixed penalty notice was issued, but not paid.

The defendant had nine previous convictions for road traffic offences.

Judge David Kennedy imposed a fine of €150 in relation to the charge of non-display of a disc and a fine of €150 for the charge relating to the NCT, with three months to pay.

 

Hearing date is sought

A man facing a road traffic charge had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Ryan Hamilton (27) 73 Wheatfield, Boghall Road, Bray is charged with driving or attempting to drive while exceeding the limit for alcohol at Wolfe Tone Square West, Bray on February 4, 2021.

Solicitor Brendan Maguire made an application for a hearing date.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to February 24, for a hearing date.

 

Multiple road traffic charges

A woman facing eight road traffic charges had her case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Donna Smyth (39) 36 Conna Wood Lawn, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, faces charges of failure to give appropriate information at the scene of a hit and run, no insurance, failure to produce a driving licence within ten days, failure to report a hit and run, driving without a licence, failure to produce an insurance certificate, failure to stop at the scene of a hit and run and failure to remain at the scene of a hit and run at Boghall Shopping Centre, Boghall Road, Bray on March 6, 2020.

Solicitor Brendan Maguire made applications for an adjournment, legal aid and disclosure, which were all granted. The case was adjourned by Judge David Kennedy to January 17, for a plea or a hearing date.

 

Charge dismissed

A Kilcoole man facing two road traffic charges had the case against him dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11 as his documents were in order.

Stephen Anderson (19) 55, Trenlee, Cooldross, Kilcoole, faced charges of no insurance and failure to produce an insurance certificate at the N11/Bellevue Demesne on February 12, 2021.

Mr Anderson provided documents to gardai, who told Judge David Kennedy that the documents were in order.

 

Holding mobile

A man facing a road traffic charge had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Tommy Hamill (31) 23 Fairyhill, Bray is charged with holding a mobile phone while driving at the N11/Drummin East on January 19, 2021.

Solicitor Brendan Maloney made an application for an adjournment, which was granted by Judge David Kennedy, who adjourned the case to January 17.

 

Road traffic charges

A Kilmacanogue man facing five road traffic charges had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Pearse McCallan (42) Upper Calary, Kilmacanogue is charged with failure to produce a driving licence, failure to produce an insurance certificate, no insurance, driving without a licence and failure to produce a driving licence within ten days at the R774/Drummin East on February 1, 2021.

Barrister Eamonn O’Moore received disclosure and applied for an adjournment.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to January 24, for a plea or a hearing date.

 

No insurance charge

A man facing two road traffic charges had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Artur Vadaniuc (22) 80 Herbert Park, Bray, faces charges of no insurance and failure to produce an insurance certificate at the R774/Drummin East on February 1, 2021.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to January 17, 2022 for gardai to notify the defendant.

 

 

Charge dismissed

A woman facing two road traffic charges had her case dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Roisin Hennessy (53) 7 Marlton Court, Marlton Road, Wicklow Town, was charged with no insurance and failure to produce an insurance certificate at the N11/Hollybrook on March 15, 2021.

Gardai told Judge David Kennedy that the defendant had provided her insurance documents. Judge Kennedy dismissed the case.

 

Hearing date

A Wicklow woman facing a road traffic charge had her case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Suzi Duff, Beechlawn, Ballinteskin, Wicklow is charged with parking on a grass margin at the R750/Magheramore on February 27, 2021.

Ms Duff told Judge David Kennedy she wished to plead not guilty to the charge as she had not been parked on a grass verge and had been within 5km of her home on the day in question.

Judge Kennedy adjourned the case to February 24, 2022 for a hearing.

 

Case dismissed

A man facing five road traffic charges had the case against him dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

James Nelson (47) 6 Cois Sleibhe Southern Cross Road, Bray, was charged with failure to produce a driving licence within ten days, driving without a licence, failure to produce an insurance certificate, no insurance and failure to produce a licence at Vevay Road, Kilruddery Demesne East on March 8, 2021.

Gardai told the court that the relevant documents had been produced by the defendant and Judge David Kennedy dismissed the case.

 

Adjourned

A Tallaght man facing a road traffic charge had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Jamie Geoghegan (23) 360a The Grove, Belgard Heights, Tallaght, Dublin 24 is charged with giving false information to gardai under the Road Traffic Act at the N11/Bellevue Demesne on April 26, 2021.

Barrister Eamonn O’Moore made applications for legal aid and an adjournment, which were both granted. Disclosure was also handed over by the court presenter.

Judge Kennedy adjourned the case to December 6.

 

Case dismissed

A Greystones woman facing a no insurance charge had the case against her dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Jessica Hunt (25) 21 Burnaby Court, Greystones was charged with failure to produce an insurance certificate and no insurance at the N11/Hollybrook, Bray on March 18, 2021.

Gardai told Judge David Kennedy that proof of insurance had been provided by the defendant. Judge Kennedy dismissed the case.

 

Fine imposed

A Dublin man received a fine after pleading guilty to a charge relating to Covid-19 public health regulations at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Adam Burke (44) 42 Drumfin Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, was charged with movement of persons at Monastery Road, Enniskerry on January 16, 2021.

The court heard on the day in question at 12.20 p.m., the defendant was stopped by gardai. He was more than 5km from his place of residence. A fixed penalty notice was issued, but not paid. Burke had no previous convictions.

The defendant told the court that he tried to pay the fine, but was late as he had lost his bank card.

Judge David Kennedy imposed a €200 with three months to pay.

 

Adjourned

A Dublin man had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11 to allow gardai notify of the next court date.

Peter Dennis (28) 3 Allenton Drive, Ballycreagh, Dublin 24 was not in court to answer a charge of movement of persons at Military Road, Glencree on January 16, 2021.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to January 17.

 

Case dismissed

A Malahide woman had the case against her dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Nicole Harford (24) 30 Seaview Park, Malahide, Co. Dublin pleaded not guilty to a charge of movement of persons at Military Road, Glencree on January 17, 2021.

She told the court that an incorrect address was written on the fine and she had not received it in the post within 28 days. She said her correct address was at Seabury Park.

Judge David Kennedy dismissed the case.

 

Adjourned

A Dublin man had his case adjourned at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11 to allow gardai to notify him of the next court date.

Noel Creedon (23) 68 Ballygall Road East, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 faces a charge of movement of persons at Military Road, Glencree on January 17, 2021.

Judge David Kennedy adjourned the case to January 17, for gardai to contact the defendant.

 

Charge dismissed

A Dublin man facing a charge related to Covid-19 public health restrictions had the case against him dismissed at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Aaron Collins (22) 2a Walkinstown Parade, Walkinstown, Dublin 12 pleaded not guilty to a charge of movement of persons at Military Road, Glencree, Dublin 12 on January 17, 2021.

Mr Collins told the court that the court summons stated the charge occurred at Glencree, Dublin 12, however, Glencree is in Wicklow.

Judge David Kennedy noted the address was incorrect and dismissed the case.

 

Man fined €200

A Tallaght man received a fine at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11 after pleading guilty to a charge related to Covid-19 public health regulations.

Dean Monahan (22) 1 Kiltalown Drive, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24 was charged with movement of persons at Military Road, Glencree on January 17, 2021.

On the day in question at 2.05 p.m., gardai stopped a vehicle at a Covid-19 checkpoint on the Military Road. Monahan was the driver of the vehicle and was more than 5km from his place of residence.

Judge David Kennedy imposed a fine of €200 with two months to pay.

 

Couple are fined

A fine was handed to a Delgany couple who pleaded guilty to a charge relating to Covid-19 public health regulations at Bray District Court on Thursday, November 11.

Sorin Onose (37) and Dana Onose (41) 1 Delgany Court, Delgany, Greystones both faced a charge of movement of persons at Military Road, Glencree on January 17, 2021.

Onose told the court that his partner was not in court and had asked him to plead guilty on her behalf.

The court at 1.05 p.m. on the day in question, gardai stopped a vehicle displaying a taxi sign at a Covid-19 checkpoint.

The occupant was from Delgany and said they were aware of the 5km limit for exercise. Onose said he was “out for a drive” and was 20km from his residence. A fixed penalty notice was issued, but not paid. Onose had no previous convictions.

Judge David Kennedy imposed a fine of €200 with two months to pay to both defendants.

 

 

 

 

 


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