Gardai reviewing court decision to strike out Donegal drink drive case

first_imgNews Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – January 21, 2014 HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+center_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Gardai say they’re reviewing a decision to strike out a drink-driving case after a checkpoint was held to be unlawful.A Donegal driver who admitted drinking nine pints of beer the night before getting behind the wheel walked free from Letterkenny District Court yesterday.His solicitor successfully argued that the document authorising the checkpoint listed three different townlands, and was therefore illegal.It’s now feared hundreds of similar cases will be challenged and Assistant Commissioner John Twomey says they’re looking into it………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/twomycheckpoint.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleKelly hits out at reference to Strabane in Donegal garda numbers discussionNext articleFour arrested as gardai seize 360 thousand euro worth of Cannabis in Ballybofey News Highland PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai reviewing court decision to strike out Donegal drink drive case Facebooklast_img read more