130mph charges

The Galloway News - - NEWS -

Two mo­tor cy­clists are set to face trial next month on charges of rid­ing their ma­chines at up to 130mph on the A713 be­tween Par­ton and Dalry.

Arin Cirik, 27, ofWalker Av­enue,Troon, and 35-year-old Sean Reid, of Car­rick Road, Ayr, pleaded not guilty at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court to sep­a­rate charges of trav­el­ling at grossly ex­ces­sive speeds in the face of ob­vi­ous and po­ten­tial dan­gers in April.

A man and a woman have been ac­cused in court of driv­ing off from po­lice at speed and dump­ing pack­ages be­lieved to con­tain drugs from the ve­hi­cle.

Yas­min Mor­gan, 23, of GablesView, An­nan Road, Gretna, and 24-year-old CameronThom­son, of Lady Street, An­nan, faced a charge of at­tempt­ing to per­vert the course of jus­tice in June.

It was al­leged they drove off from a po­lice of­fi­cer who had iden­ti­fied him­self and in­structed them to stop and un­lock their doors, and evaded him by driv­ing at speed through streets in Kirkcud­bright.They were also ac­cused of be­ing con­cerned in the sup­ply of heroin at Gretna.

Mor­gan pleaded not guilty and trial was set for Fe­bru­ary while the case again­stThom­son was con­tin­ued with­out plea for three weeks.

A mo­torist is to face trial on a charge of driv­ing dan­ger­ously on the A711 Dum­fries to Dal­beat­tie road near Kirk­gun­zeon.

Ryan Craw­ford, 22, of Douie Cres­cent, Dum­fries, pleaded not guilty at the sher­iff court to at­tempt­ing to over­take cars with­out en­sur­ing suf­fi­cient time and dis­tance to do so safely and col­lid­ing head on with an on­com­ing car caus­ing in­jury to a woman and her in­fant pas­sen­ger.Trial was set for Fe­bru­ary.

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