A person who informed gardai that he would ‘batter the heads off’ them has appeared in court docket.
Fanica Rostas has been given an opportunity to keep away from a conviction in respect of the incident whereas he was additionally spared a driving ban when he appeared at Letterkenny District Courtroom.
The 29-year-old Rostas, of Most important Avenue, Convoy, was charged with separate incidents and pleaded responsible to every.
On December 5, 2023, gardai had been on cell patrol at Pearse Highway in Letterkenny once they went to talk with Rostas in a parking lot. As they approached, Rostas grew to become ‘fairly irate’, Sergeant Maurice Doyle informed the court docket.
Rostas subsequently threatened to ‘batter the heads off them’ in the event that they didn’t go away him alone, Sergeant Doyle mentioned. Rostas calmed down and was mentioned to be ‘most compliant’ when dropped at Letterkenny Garda Station.
On October 23, 2022, at Milltown, Convoy, Gardai noticed a silver Audi A3. Garda McLaughlin spoke to the driving force, Rostas, who admitted to having no insurance coverage. A hard and fast cost penalty discover was issued in respect of no tax being displayed and was not paid.
Mr Patsy Gallagher, solicitor representing Rostas, mentioned the general public order matter occurred throughout ‘a really tough time’ for his shopper. “It shouldn’t have occurred,” Mr Gallagher mentioned. “As soon as he got here out of the scene he was in, he spoke in a civilised tone.”
Mr Gallagher mentioned Rostas is initially from Romania and has been in Donegal for 15 years now.
He requested for the court docket to indicate discretion by way of the no insurance coverage cost. “The automotive is important to him,” Mr Gallagher mentioned.
Noting that he had been grievance and has no earlier convictions, Choose Ciaran Liddy mentioned Rostas may keep away from a conviction for the general public order cost if he pays €200 to Little Blue Heroes.
For having no insurance coverage, Rostas was fined €100 and was not disqualified by Choose Liddy.
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