MAN SAID HE WAS “AS POOR AS PI**” WHEN CAUGHT WITH ILLEGAL FUEL

first_imgA Letterkenny man replied he was “as poor as pi**” when caught with illegal fuel in his car.James McGeehan, of 47 Ballyraine, was stopped by customs officers in Letterkenny on December 11th, 2009.When officers dipped his car using the normal markers they found it showed a green colour which identified the fuel being used was illegal. Customs officers told Judge Paul Kelly that when asked if he understood that he would be facing a fine McGeehan replied “I’m as poor as piss with no money.”State solicitor Ciaran Liddy told the court that the relevant samples had been sent off for analysis and had proven to be green diesel.The court also heard there had been a previous conviction of a similar nature in September last year for which he was fined €2,500.Judge Paul Kelly fined McGeehan €2,500 and took a second charge into consideration.EndsMAN SAID HE WAS “AS POOR AS PI**” WHEN CAUGHT WITH ILLEGAL FUEL was last modified: October 3rd, 2011 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:Customs and Exciseillegal fuelJames McGeehanletterkennylast_img read more