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Thursday 17 October 2019

Fined for unlawful possesion of drugs

A CARRIG-ON-BANNOW man was convicted of having cannabis and fined €150 at Wexford District Court.

Patrick Nolan (29) of 4, St Mary's Terrace, Carrig-on-Bannow, was charged with unlawful possession of drugs on December 6, 2012.

Inspector Derek Hughes said the defendant was present when Gardaí searched a house.

'A digital weighing scales and a grinder was found; it contained cannabis valued at €20,' he added.

Nolan said the drug belonged to a friend of his who left it behind him.

When asked by Judge Gerard Haughton Haughton asked him if a drug test would show up clear if he took one that day, he admitted that it wouldn't.

He was fined €150.

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