Several drivers in Linden fined for traffic violations

first_imgSeveral drivers in Linden appeared before Magistrate Dylon Bess at the Linden Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday and were fined for a number of traffic violations.Wisroc resident Jamar Azore was fined $25,000 with an alternative of three months’ imprisonment for not having a policy of insurance in place when he drove motorcycle CJ7925 along the Burnham Drive public road on December 4, 2019.Additionally, 37-year-old Danny Saul of Blueberry Hill, Wismar, Linden was fined $40,000, in default of which he would serve three months’ imprisonment, for having neither a motor service licence nor a certificate of fitness in place while driving motorcycle CH2643.He was given two months to pay the fine or serve the alternative jail sentence.Twenty-six-year-old Rondel Arthur of Blueberry Hill was also fined $20,000 for not having a fitness certificate in place while driving motor car PXX 3852 along the Burnham Drive public road on December 4.Arthur, who pleaded guilty to the charge, explained to the presiding magistrate that he had just come back from an interior location and did not realize that his fitness certificate had expired.The Magistrate also permanently revoked the licence of a Speightland, Linden resident who appeared before him charged for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and failing to have his vehicle properly maintained.Additionally, the perpetrator, Joshua Mangar, was ordered to pay a fine totalling $12,500 after pleading guilty to the offences.The court heard that on December 4, 2019, Mangar, who is a taxi driver, drove motor vehicle HD 84 along the Bamia Public road on the Linden-Soesdye Highway while his breath alcohol level was 185 micrograms, which is above the prescribed legal limit.He was also found guilty of failing to have his vehicle properly maintained in order to prevent danger.Prosecutor Vernetté Pindar told the court that it was Mangar’s third time appearing before the court on separate DUI charges, while adding that his licence was suspended twice before and this was his third conviction.In his response to the Presiding Magistrate, Mangar failed to give a reason why his licence should not be permanently revoked. He was fined $7,500 or a week’s imprisonment on the DUI charge, and $5,000 for the motor vehicle maintenance charge.last_img read more