Charged and remanded on road traffic offences

A NINETEEN year-old has been refused bail and remanded in custody until later this week after a court heard he is charged with nine alleged breaches of road traffic offences.
Thomas Whelan, with an address at Oakview Drive, Ballinacurra, was arrested at 7.55am on July 7 last after gardai found him on St Nessan’s Road, where they allegedly, found him tampering with a car.

Solicitor Darrach McCarthy, was assigned for the accused, and Judge Eamon O’Brien refused bail during a brief application hearing.
The matter was adjourned until later this week to allow for directions from the DPP to cover all nine matters before the court.