Naas Judge slams 'nonsense' going on in train station after court hears delays of 40 minutes at Newbridge Train Station due to 'unruly behaviour'

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Naas Judge slams 'nonsense' going on in train station after court hears delays of 40 minutes at Newbridge Train Station due to 'unruly behaviour'
17:00 Saturday 16th of March 2019

A Sallins teenager appeared before Naas District Court in connection to causing delays at Newbridge Train Station.

The 19-year-old represented by solicitor, Brian Larkin, appeared before Naas District Court, on Thursday, charged with Section 9 of the Firearms Act and Section 6, being intoxicated in public, at Newbridge Garda Station, on November 27, 2018, and on the same date,he was charged with Section 6 Public Order at Newbridge Train Station.

Sgt Brian Jacob outlined how the accused was 'unruly on the train' and disturbing passengers.

Evidence was given that the train had to stop and that a knife was found in his possession.

Sgt Jacob said: "There was a 40 wait on the train."

Judge Desmond Zaidan said: "It is not a nice way to behave."

The court heard that there was no previous convictions.

Judge Zaidan said: "There is a lot of nonsense going on in train stations."

Defence asked if the accused could undergo a Probation Report.

Judge Zaidan ordered that the accused appear before Naas District Court on June 12, next, for Probation and sentence.

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