Bench warrant for arrest

A DEFENDANT who was due before a court on numerous fruad-related charges had a bench warrant issued for his arrest at the last court sitting.

A DEFENDANT who was due before a court on numerous fruad-related charges had a bench warrant issued for his arrest at the last court sitting.

Tony Murphy, 64 Mallfield, Thomastown is charged with failing to appear in court on December 13 and on February 16. He is also charged with using a false instrument at Centra, Thomastown on July 12 and 16 and to similar type offences at Supervalu, Thomastown on June 15 and 25. He is also charged with forgery at 64 Mallfield on four dates in June and July. He is also charged with theft at Cloghsbregg on June 1. All the alleged offences took place in 2011. The defendant is further charged with non display of a tax disc and an insurance disc at Farrells Yard on December 20, 2010.