Showed up late for court case
AN ASHFORD man narrow avoid having a warrant out for his arrest when he turned up late for court in Bray last Thursday.
Finbarr Brown (20), 59 Woodview, Ashford, was not present in Bray District Court when his name was called, and Judge Murrough Connellan issued a bench warrant. He was due to face charges of drunk and disorderly alleged to have occurred on Strand Road in Bray on December 17.
'I was late getting up here. I was meant to be here at 11am and got here at ten past,' said Browe. 'No, you were meant to be here at 10.30am,' replied Judge Murrough Connellan.
The Judge adjourned the case to March 14 for the defendant to seek the advice of a solicitor.