Letterkenny Courthouse

Bench warrant for Convoy woman after non-appearance on driving charges

October 15, 2020

A BENCH warrant has been issued for the sentence of a Convoy woman charged with a number of driving offences.

The case of Sarah Louise Gavigan (31) of Ard Tumaire, Townparks, Convoy was before Letterkenny District Court.

Gardaí were conducting a checkpoint at Ballindrait at 12.17pm on May 17, 2019 when they stopped a black Toyota being driven by Gavigan.

Sergeant Gerard Dalton told the court that the defendant had a provisional English licence and ‘wasn’t sure’ if she was insurance.

Gavigan was charged with having no insurance, driving without a licence, failing to produce a licence, failing to produce insurance and driving on a provisional licence/permit without an accompanying fully-licensed driver.

A fixed charge penalty notice was unpaid.

Gavigan was not present in court and Judge Paul Kelly issued a bench warrant for sentencing.