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31/07/2021

Man was ‘not able to string a sentence together’

Carrick-on-Shannon District Court hears motorcyclist cleared of careless driving  “very lucky to be with us”

Carrick-on-Shannon courthouse

William Christopher Stokes, 3 Rosebank, Carrick-on-Shannon was convicted and fined €200 for intoxication in a public place and €200 for abusive and threatening behaviour at Shannonside View, Carrick-on-Shannon on July 26, 2020.

Mr Stokes did not appear in court to face the charges.

Security man punched in the mouth by man being ejected from Carrick-on-Shannon pub

Gardai were called to a report of a disturbance at Shannonside View, Carrick-on-Shannon at 1.15am on July 26, 2020.

Mr Stokes was found roaring and shouting and refused to leave the area when directed by gardai.

The prosecuting garda said the defendant was so intoxicated “he was not able to string a sentence together.”

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