Showed up late for court case

Bray People - - NEWS -

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.

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