first_img Councillor says Justice Minister is wrong to advocate community service Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – March 11, 2014 Previous articleJudge appointed to review OTR letters following Downey trial collapseNext articleHogan is diluting the bottom-up approach of Leader – Cope News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twittercenter_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Google+ Facebook News A Donegal Councillor has called on the Justice Minister to encourage increasing sentences for serious crime.Alan Shatter has criticised the judiciary for not giving enough consideration to imposing community service over a prison sentence.But Councillor Paul Canning says the minister should be encouraging more lenghty custodial sentences – he has given the example of a case in Donegal were a man involved in a garda chase, and with 36 charges, served just two days in prison before fleeing his 1,000 euro bailHe says the Minister has got it wrong:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/pcannSHAT.mp3[/podcast] 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApplast_img read more