Suspended jail term for disorder

A Creggan man has been handed a suspended jail term after an episode of public disorder and an assault on a police officer in Derry city centre last August.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 10:00 pm

Hugh Brady (24), of Aranmore Avenue, in Creggan, had pleaded guilty to using disorderly behaviour in Waterloo Place, on August 6, before assaulting a police officer on the same day.

Brady appeared at Derry Magistrate’s Court on Friday for sentencing.

District Judge Barney McElholm imposed a four month jail term suspended for two years on each count.