Defendant punched another man on nose during argument


During an argument a 26-year-old man punched another man in the face, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

Ciaran McQuillan, of Collingdale, Lurgan, was fined £200 for disorderly behaviour on December 11 last year.

He was also ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy.

The court heard that at 1.40am the defendant was involved in an argument with another male in William Street, Lurgan.

McQuillan punched the other person on the nose.

The injured party did not wish tomake a complaint, the court was told.

Defending solicitor Siun Downey said that obviously alcohol was a factor.

She added that her client was embarrassed and wanted to put this matter behind him.

District Judge Peter King noted that McQuillan had a previous conviction for disorderly behaviour in 2015 and had been bound over.