Motorist doing 37mph in a 30mph

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A motorist detected travelling at 37mph on the outskirts of Desertmartin, was fined £75 at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

Thirty-year-old Catherine McGuigan, from Tirruagh, Draperstown, also picked up three penalty points on a speeding charge.

Counsel prosecuting said police detected a vehicle travelling at 37mph in a 30mph at Tobermore Road on September 27 last.

He said the defendant was offered a fixed penalty, but failed to take it up in time.