MAN CHARGED WITH SPATE OF BURGLARIES IN ST JOHNSTON AND MANOR

first_imgA 20 year old man has admitted taking part in a number of burglaries in Manorcunningham, Raphoe and St Johnston.Copper piping, a quad, power tools and other items were taken during a number of burglaries.The raids took place on vacant houses and also on a local school in Raphoe. More than €2,000 worth of copper was taken during the raids.Gardai Eoin Waters told a special sitting of Letterkenny District Court that he arrested Justin Bonner of Convoy on suspicion of being involved in the robberies.Bonner, who was 17 at the time in February 20012, later admitted to being involved in the crimes.Solicitor Kieran O’Gorman said that his client had not been in trouble since this incident and had “turned a corner.”He also gave evidence that Bonner had been one of four people involved in the robberies.Judge Denis McLoughlin asked if much damage as caused to the houses form which the copper had ben taken.Garda Waters said the robberies took place during the harsh winter of 2012 and that luckily all waters had been turned off and no real damage was caused.Judge McLoughlin said that he had hoped Bonner had turned a corner and asked for a community service report to be compiled on Bonner.He said he was not considering sending him to jail and adjourned the case until July 17th.MAN CHARGED WITH SPATE OF BURGLARIES IN ST JOHNSTON AND MANOR was last modified: May 2nd, 2014 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:burglariesdonegalJustin BonnerRaphoeSt Johnstonlast_img

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