MAN CHARGED WITH SPEEDING TOLD JUDGE THERE WERE 22 FAMILIES WITH SAME SURNAME

first_imgA man charged with speeding has told a Judge that there are 22 families in the same townland as him with the same surname.The man, a Mr Boyce, appeared at Letterkenny District Court after being detected by a Go Safe speed camera van.The court was told that Mr Boyce was registered doing 71kph in a 60kph zone. However Mr Boyce appeared in court and said he had never received a summons to pay the fine.He told Judge Alan Mitchell that there was an issue with letters sometimes getting mixed up in the area as there was 22 families with the same surname as him living in the same townland.And to make matters even more complicated, up to five different people had the same first name as him.Judge Mitchell said he was left with no option but to struck out the charge.MAN CHARGED WITH SPEEDING TOLD JUDGE THERE WERE 22 FAMILIES WITH SAME SURNAME was last modified: October 13th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BoycedonegalGo Safe Vanspeedinglast_img

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