A WEXFORD man on temporary release from prison failed to appear before the district court last week, leading to a warrant being issued for his arrest.
Jason Ryan (25), of 45 Ferndale Park, faces charges arising out of a number of break-ins in the town
It's alleged that Ryan carried out thefts at Bride Place on January 10 last and at Mount Prospect, Clonard, the following day, January 11.
He is further charged with theft at Ard Dara Mews, Spawell Road, on March 26, 2009, and with trespassing and attempted thefts at Glencree, Newtown Road, and Cullenhue, Newtown, on June 2, 2009.
Inspector Pat McDonald informed the court on Monday that the defendant was currently on temporary release from prison. A bench warrant was issued for his arrest following his no-show at the courthouse in Ardcavan.