Fined £150 for motoring offences

FINES totalling £150 with six penalty points were imposed on a Magherafelt man for motoring offences.

Dean Nigel Andrew Townsend (24), unemployed, of Parkmore Road, admitted having no insurance, breaching a traffic sign and having no illumination on a car at Sunnyside Park, Maghera

Townsend was also given a Conditional Discharge for 12 months for taking the vehicle without authority.

A PPS lawyer said the offences came to light after a car was captured on CCTV at Upper Main Street, Maghera, driving without lights on the night of May 6.