Strabane District Councillor appears in court charged with drink driving

A councillor and former MLA has appeared in court charged with drink driving.

62-year-old Derek Hussey from Castlederg, appeared in court in Strabane yesterday.

The court heard he was stopped in Orchard Road in Strabane last month. The case was adjourned until 6 January.

Mr Hussey has been an Ulster Unionist member of Strabane District Council since 1989, and was an MLA between 1998 and 2007.