Mobile phone motorist nabbed in Downpatrick on St Patrick's Day by police on cycles

Mobile phone motorist nabbed in Downpatrick on St Patrick's Day by police on cycles

POLICE on cycle patrol in Downpatrick on St Patrick's Day this year saw a motorist using a hand-held mobile phone.

"They cycled up Colmcille Road after him and a few minutes later saw him parked at the side of the road and saw he was still on his mobile phone," a prosecutor told Downpatrick Magistrates Court on Monday.

Conor Dobbin (48), of Ballymote Walk, Downpatrick, was given six penalty points and fined £200.