Below Are Some Examples Of Cases Before Swords Court
Latvian Banned For 11 Years
latvian man who drove his car while already banned from driving has being given another ban, this time he got an 11 year ban.
The judge also gave him a 4 month prison sentence but he was lucky as the judge suspended the jail term. The man was already
serving a 3 year driving ban when the Garda caught him driving without insurance in Rush, Co, Dublin. The judge also fined
him €500 for the no insurance charge and €300 for driving while he was already banned.
Man Charged With Bilking
A man in his 50s was charged with filling his car with €90 worth of petrol from
a filling station in Balbriggan and driving off without bothering to pay for the fuel. Bilking, which is driving off without
paying for fuel is on the increse around North County Dublin. There's hardly a week goes by without someone ending up in court
for doing a runner from filling stations. Case Adjourned.
Cavan Man Refused To Leave Garda Station.
Cavan man who had arrived in Swords Garda Station asking about his friend who had being arrested beforhand started giving
the Garda abuse. He called the Garda unrepeatable names and refused to leave the station when asked. The 19 year old said
he was afraid of going to prison and said he was very sorry for being drunk and abusive to Garda. He was let off. He received
a suspended 1 year sentence, which means if he ends up in court in the next year the sentence could be activated, the Cavan
man went home a happy camper.
Lusk Man Gets 150 Hours Community Service For Driving While Banned.
man from Dun Emer in Lusk was caught by the Garda driving his car when he was already banned from driving. He was stopped
by the Garda on the Forest Rd. Swords last July. His previous relates to driving with no insurance and given the Garda
Man Selling Smokes To Buy Drugs
A man was caught by the Garda selling
Cigaretts at the market in Balbriggan said he wanted the money to buy drugs as he was addict. The smokes had no government
seal and were regarded by the Garda as being ''Black Market'' smokes. The arrested man was from Dundalk and had less than
100 smokes for sale. Te judge fined him €100.
African Woman Caught Drunk Driving While Banned
woman was driving in Lusk with no lights on. She was only banned from driving a few months ago for driving with no insurance.
The Garda caught her again. The judge gave her another ban, this time for 4 years. He also fined her a total of €1,050
for no insurance and driving while already banned. The judge said she'll be going to prison if she keeps this carry on up.
She was on the way to Lucan in West Dublin when stopped.
African Man Buys A Car And Then Crashes
The man had only bougt the car, but went drinking and crashed it on the way home to Boroimhe at the Forest
Road. He also had no insurance on the car.. The judge fined him a total of €800 for driving while drunk and having no
insurance. He also got a 2 year ban.
Two Latvian Women Caught Robbing At The Pavilions
2 women who are living at Carnigie Court North Street Swords were caught stealing goods from Dunnes Stores to the value of
€80. One of the women said that loads of other people rob from shops and that they too can do it. They were given probation.
Crashes Into Parked Car In Swords.
A Nigerian man out doing deliveries in a van crashed into a parked car when
he was trying to turn his van. He was making a delivery to a shop in River Mall off Main Street at the time. There was €2,000
worth of damage done to the parked car. The Nigerian man left the scene after hitting the car.. He was fined a total of €500
by the judge of Swords District Court.