Man appears in court for possession of drugs worth over €100,000

Bail granted on conditions with case adjourned for a week

Judge Sandra Murphy granted bail to the accused on certain condition and adjourned the case to to September 2nd at Sligo District Court.

Judge Sandra Murphy granted bail to the accused on certain condition and adjourned the case to to September 2nd at Sligo District Court.

 

A man has appeared in court charged with the possession of more than €100,000 worth of suspected drugs in Co Sligo.

Anthony Delaney, aged 29, appeared at Letterkenny District Court in Co Donegal today.

Gardaí arrested Delaney and found him with a haul of suspected cannabis herb, cannabis resin, cannabis jellies and cocaine in Collooney on Tuesday.

The total value of the suspected drugs is estimated to be €106,000

Gardaí­ from Sligo Garda station had searched the property in Collooney at 9pm using a search warrant under Section 26 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977/84.

He was charged with possession of drugs and the possession for sale and supply of drugs.

Garda Sgt Jim Collins said they had no objection to bail. However, a number of conditions were imposed on the accused who has an address at 20 Kiernan Avenue, Collooney, Co Sligo.

They are that he not apply for a passport, that he sign on twice a week at Sligo Garda station and that he remains indoors on a curfew at his address between 10pm and 7am.

Judge Sandra Murphy released Delaney on his own bail of €250. She adjourned the case to Sligo District Court on September 2nd next.