Saturday 17 August 2019

Man fined €2,500 for littering offence

A MAN who threw a bag on the ground at a recycling centre, was fined €2,500 by Judge John Coughlan at Wexford District Court.

Peter Zilavy, 9 Pairc Cluain, Mulgannon was caught in the act on CCTV cameras at Tesco recycling centre in Distillery Road, on September 20, 2010.

The defendant did not appear in court to answer the summons.

In a case brought by Wexford County Council, the defendant was charged with depositing an object so as to create litter in a public place.

Footage of the incident was shown in court.

Judge Coughlan fined him €2,500 and directed that in the event of an appeal, a cash lodgement of €2,000 should be made.

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