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In Brief: Trial over gun attack charge

A MAN accused of a serious assault while armed with a firearm has been sent forward for trial.

Anton Zefaj (32) of Thornfield Square in Clondalkin, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with serious assault.

He is also charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and with the unlawful possession of a handgun at National Recycling Clondalkin, Commercial Park, Clondalkin on August 7 2012.

It is alleged that Zefaj, who is also known as Rok Trpin, had the gun as he intended to kill or cause injury to a man.

A State solicitor said the book of evidence was ready and had been served on Zefaj.


Shoplifter did not pay charity

A SHOPLIFTER who stole two bottles of perfume from a department store has been fined after she failed to make a charity donation.

Susan Harta (36) took the perfume and sold them to another individual because she was short of cash.

Judge Bridget Reilly convicted and fined Harta €300 after she failed to pay compensation to the shop or make a charity donation.

The defendant, of Burnell Green, Northern Cross, Malahide Road, Dublin 17, previously admitted before Dun Laoghaire District Court to stealing two bottles of perfume from Debenhams, Frascati Shopping Centre in Blackrock on March 18 last year.


Dad fined for moped spin

A FATHER-of-one caught taking a "spin" on a stolen moped has been fined €300.

Dmitrij Migunovas (20) was convicted after he admitted handling stolen property in the incident near his home.

The accused, of Ross Road, Christchurch, Dublin 8, pleaded guilty to the offence, which happened at Back Lane.

The court heard he was stopped by gardai with the moped and when enquiries were carried out, it was established that it had been stolen.

"Somebody else gave him the motorbike and he took it for a bit of a spin and he was caught on the bike," his lawyer told the court.