Motorist banned for two years
GUNTARS PLATNIEKS of 1 Annagh Close, Gorey was disqualified from driving for two years when the District Court dealt with a motor insurance offence in his absence.
The 35-year-old was represented before Judge Gerard Haughton by solicitor Garrett Fitzpatrick who reported that his client was in England.
The prosecution was initiated after Garda Trevor McCormack came across Platnieks at the wheel of a car borrowed from a friend last October.
The disqualification came with a fine of €300.