Man caught swerving car through Barnesmore Gap banned for three years

September 26, 2022

A man who was found swerving his car from side to side in Barnesmore Gap has been disqualified from driving for three years.

Marius Abrutis was reported driving his car erratically en route to Ballybofey on March 19th this year.

Gardai stopped the 41-year-old accused who was driving a silver Ford Mondeo and arrested him on suspicion of drink driving.

When Marius, of Carrick Crescent, Ballybofey, was processed he was found to be over the drink-driving limit.

Letterkenny District Court was told the accused was very apologetic and cooperative.

Solicitor Patsy Gallagher said his client had no previous convictions and was a married man with two children who was in full-time employment.

Judge Eiteain Cunningham fined the accused and disqualified him from driving for three years from February 1st, 2023.