19-year-old Coolcotts man spending Christmas in jail
Fresh charges against a 19-year-old defendant already facing a long list of charges were aired briefly at the District Court sitting in Gorey.
Ross Nolan, 18 Radharc na Mara, Coolcotts was brought from prison where he was on remand before Judge Gerard Haughton.
Outstanding matters included counts of burglary, theft, threatening/abusive behaviour and robbery.
Nolan replied 'guilty' when accused of stealing a drink worth €15 from the Carry Out off-licence in Wexford's South Main Street on November 11.
He gave a similar reply when it was put to him that he stole a mountain bike worth €150 at Flanagan's in South Main Street on October 19. man
However, he replied 'not guilty' when accused of taking three bottles of Kinsale craft beer from Carry Out on November 16.
Solicitor Lana Doherty noted that instructions in some other mattes, included an alleged attempted robbery at Boggan's service station on November 16 were still awaited from the DPP.
Judge Haughton ordered a remand in jail over Christmas until January 12, which was not opposed by the defendant.
He was returned after the brief hearing to Cloverhill Prison in Clondalkin.