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‘My powers are bizarre’ - Judge

Thursday, 21 September 2017

‘My powers are bizarre’ - Judge thumbnailChristopher McCrory (30) outside court after admitting actions likely to endanger an aircraft.

MAGISTRATES' powers to sentence those convicted of endangering aircraft are "ridiculously light," a Coleraine judge declared yesterday.
District Judge Peter King made the remark after hearing how police aircrew were forced to avert their eyes from a laser shone at their helicopter during a search and rescue operation in Portrush.
The man responsible was Christopher Mervyn Anthony McCrory, who admitted acting in a manner likely to endanger an aircraft at North Antrim Magistrates' Court, sitting in Coleraine, on Monday, September 18.
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