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ROUND-UP OF CASES FROM THE DISTRICT COURT

Television - A WELLINGTONBRIDGE MAN who allegedly had a stolen television in his possession had his case adjourned in last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.



Joseph Sinnott (21), Quitchery, Wellingtonbridge was charged with two charges of handling stolen property and possession of stolen property at his address on October 15, 2011.

The court heard the property involved was a 42 inch television valued at €750.

Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 19.

Insurance case

A MULGANNON MAN had his case adjourned to show he had insurance in place on another car at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Stanislaw Miscisz (42), 60 Cromwellsfort Drive, Mulgannon was charged with driving without insurance and exhibiting a false disc at Ardcavan on May 20, 2012.

The court heard the insurance disc had expired and also the registration didn't match the car being driven.

Misxisz told the court he had insurance in place on a car which he could have transferred.

Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 19 to see if this were the case.

Probation act

AN ARDCAVAN MAN was given the benefit of the probation act when he appeared before Judge Gerard Haughton at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Cormac Lawlor (20) Knottown, Ardcavan was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs at Wexford Bridge on March 2, 2012.

Evidence in the case had been heard previously and the case had been adjourned to allow Lawlor make a contribution to charity.

The court heard this had been done and Judge Haughton then applied the probation act.

In treatment

A TAGHMON WOMAN who is currently in residential treatment had her case adjourned until November at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Sarah Barden (31), Harperstown, Taghmon was charged with possession of drugs for sale or supply at Drinagh on March 14, 2011.

Acting for Barden solicitor Eve Lalor said Barden is currently in residential treatment in St. Francis Farm.

On hearing this Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 19.

Half-day case

A MAN whose case will take more than half a day to hear had his case adjourned until November when he appeared before Judge Gerard Haughton at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Joseph Kavanagh (57), Russellstown, Bridgetown was charged with assault causing harm and criminal damage at Russelltown on June 30, 2009 and with two counts of assault and one count of criminal damage on April 27, 2009.

The court heard the case is being contested and will take more than half a day to hear.

Judge Haughton adjourned the case until November 5 for mention.

Case adjourned

A MAN WHO is currently living in Ozanam House had his case adjourned until October to allow it join with other charges at Wexford District Court last week.

Richard Kelly (25), with addresses at 24 Oaktree Heights, Castlebridge and Ozanam House, Wexford was charged with engaging in threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour and being intoxicated in a public place at Trinity Street on July 4, 2012 and also at Lower George Street on August 30, 2012. He was also charged with criminal damage and assault at 3 Seascape, Trinity Street on July 4, 2012.

Acting for Kelly solicitor Catriona Walsh said Kelly had other matters before the court on October 1 and Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until then.

Driving charge

A MURRINTOWN MAN whose case was due to be heard last Monday had his case adjourned at last week sitting of Wexford District Court.

Thomas Radford (37), Gurteenminogue, Murrintown was charged with driving or attempting to drive while under the influence of an intoxicant at Johnstown, Murrintown on March 31, 2012. The court heard the prosecuting guard was in difficulty and Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until December 3.

No fixed abode

A MAN WITH no permanent address had his case adjourned until October at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Joseph Sinnott (39), No Fixed Abode, Wexford was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and engaging in threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour at Hill Street on July 8, 2012.

Acting for Sinnott solicitor Nigel Allen said he had only received statements the previous week and needed time to consult with his client.

Judge Gerard Haughton then adjourned the case until October 1.

Drugs charge

A ROSSLARE STRAND woman was given the benefit of the probation act when he appeared before Judge Gerard Haughton at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Shauna Murphy (20), 25 Commodore Barry Park, Rosslare Strand was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs at Ballynaglogh, Clearistown on November 8, 2011.

Evidence in the case had previously been heard and acting for Murphy solicitor David Tarrant said Murphy had been giving clear urine samples.

On hearing that Judge Gerard Haughton gave her the benefit of the probation act.

Cannabis

A FERNDALE PARK man had his case adjourned until November at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Myles Walsh (40), 21A Ferndale Park was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs at Ferndale on October 14, 2011. The court heard the drugs involved was €30 of cannabis.

Acting for Walsh solicitor Eva Lalor looked for statements in the matter and Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 19.

Case put back

A MAN WHO had almost €1,200 worth of herbal cannabis had his case adjourned until November when he appeared before Judge Gerard Haughton at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Tomas Kuliesius (26), 13 Key West, Block B, was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs and possession of drugs for the purpose of sale or supply at his address on October 21, 2011.

The court heard herbal cannabis valued at €1,193 was found in his apartment. Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 19.

Man fined €150

A MAUDLINTOWN MAN was fined €150 at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Benedict Philips (29), 7 Harbour View, Mauldinstown was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs at High Street on October 28, 2011.

He pleaded guilty to the charge and the court heard Philips had a rollie cigarette containing cannabis herb.

The court heard Philips had one previous conviction for a similar matter.

Judge Gerard Haughton imposed a fine of €150 warning Philips that any further convictions for a similar matter 'can carry a sentence'.

Put off road

A DRINAGH MAN was put off the road for four years at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Tom Nolan (24), Green Road, Killane, Drinagh was charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant at Cools, Taghmon on January 1, 2012.

The court heard Nolan was not in court because he was in Australia but defending solicitor Ed King said he was pleading to the charge.

The court heard tests showed Nolan had cannabis in his system.

Judge Gerard Haughton fined him €400 and put him off the road for four years endorsing his licence.

Man had drug

A KILMORE MAN who had €25 worth of cannabis had his case adjourned to allow him pay €500 to the Cornmarket Project.

Kevin Barry (25), Knocknoran, Kilmore was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs at The Bull Ring, North Main Street on August 26, 2011.

The court heard Barry had made 'a complete error of judgement'.

He told Judge Gerard Haughton he works part time in special needs education. Judge Haughton directed him to pay €500 to the Cornmarket Project before November 19 indicating he would apply the probation act if that were complied with.

Pleads not guilty

A MAN WHO is pleading not guilty to a charge will have his case heard in December.

Michael Sinnott (53), 91 Ferndale Park, was charged with engaging in threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour at Kellystown, Adamstown on September 23, 2011.

Acting for Sinnott solicitor Ed King said he had received statements in the matter and the matter is being contested.

Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 3.

Careless driving

A MAN WHO works in Wexford was fined €400 when he appeared before Judge Gerard Haughton at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Owen Sauvage (22), 1 Ashley Avenue, Ashley Court, Waterford was charged with careless driving at Carrowreach, Taghmon on May 2, 2012.

The court heard Sauvage was clocked driving at 153km/h in a 100km/h zone.

Acting for Sauvage solicitor Catriona Walsh said Sauvage worked in financial services in Wexford but lived in Waterford. Judge Haughton imposed a €400 fine.

November date

A DRINAGH MAN had his case adjourned until November at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Jim Connors (27), Rosemount, Drinagh, was charged with criminal damage, theft and possession of an article at Davitt Road North on October 11, 2011.

Judge Gerard Haughton made a statements order and adjourned the case until November 19.

Licence restored

A PIERCESTOWN MAN had his licence restored when he appeared before Wexford District Court.

Michael Doyle, Karibu, Ballykinnane, Piercestown was put off the road for two years and one day on February 2011 with the ban coming into effect on July 1, 2011.

Doyle told Judge Gerard Haughton that he was a business man and needed his licence.

Judge Haughton restored his licence effective from November 2.

Back on road

A TAGOAT MAN had his driving licence restored effective immediately at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court. Daniel Murphy, Ballydungan, Tagoat was put off the road for three years on July 19, 2010 with the ban coming into effect on August 3, 2010.

Murphy told Judge Gerard Haughton had paid his fine and handed in his licence for endorsement.

Burglary charge

A BRIDGETOWN MAN had his case adjourned until next month when he appeared before Judge Gerard Haughton at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Aaron Fenlon (22), 23 St. David's Well, Bridgetown was charged with burglary (intent) and Lake, Bridgetown on September 11, 2011 and with driving without insurance at Poulmarl, Raghmon on December 3, 2011.

Drugs charge

A WEXFORD MAN has his case adjourned at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court. Simon Winter (31), High Gables, Carcur, was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs and possession for the purpose of sale or supply at his address on June 11, 2011. Inspector Pat McDonald said more than €1,000 of mephedrone was found. Judge Gerard Haughton adjourned the case until November 19 for statements.

Man fined €250

A BRIDGETOWN MAN was fined a total of €250 at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Dean Monaghan (19), 23 St. David's Well, Bridgetown was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs at St. David's Well, Bridgetown on September 2, 2011 and also on August 18, 2011. The court heard there was a probation report before the court.

Judge Haughton fined him €100 in respect of the offence on August 18 and €150 in respect of the second offence.

Not in court

A MAN WHO is currently in treatment in Limerick had his case adjourned until November 5 at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.

Paddy Connors (30), 2 Rose Cottage, Sinnottslane Lane, Wexford was charged with numerous charges including possession of an article and the unlawful possession of drugs at William Street on April 18, 2012 and with two counts of theft at Drinagh Retail Market on August 4, 2012.

Acting for Connors solicitor David Tarrant said his client wasn't in court and Inspector Pat McDonald said Connors was receiving treatment in Bruree in Limerick. Judge Gerard Haughton then adjourned the case until November 5.

Driving again

A COOLREE MAN had his licence restored at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court. Dermot Roche, Sea View, Coolree was put off the road for two years and one day on January 24, 2011 from drink driving effective from May 24, 2011. He told Judge Gerard Haughton he was employed some distance from home and his brother had to travel 30 miles out of his way to drop him to work. Judge Haughton restored the licence effective from October 1.

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