€14,350 allegedly found in man’s home along with cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy

NEARLY €15,000 in cash was found in a Clondalkin man’s home along with cocaine, crack cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy, Blanchardstown District Court has heard.

Judge David McHugh refused jurisdiction in Stephen Evans case.

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Evans, aged 32, with an address at Harelawn Avenue, Clondalkin, is charged with simple possession of cocaine, simple possession of cannabis and simple possession of ecstasy at the above address on March 6, 2017.

He is also charged with possession of cocaine for sale or supply, possession of cannabis for sale or supply and possession of ecstasy for sale or supply at his address at Harelawn Avenue also on March 6, 2017.

Sergeant Maria Callaghan told Judge McHugh that the DPP had directed summary disposal.

Judge McHugh asked what was alleged.

Sgt Callaghan said it will be alleged that on March 6 last a search was carried out of an address at Harelawn Avenue.

She said it will be alleged that cocaine worth €1,160, crack cocaine worth €360, cannabis worth €1,100 and ecstasy worth €200 was found in the house.  

Sgt Callaghan added that it will be alleged that €14,350 was found in cash in the kitchen and in the upstairs bedroom.

Judge McHugh refused jurisdiction.

He told Sgt Callaghan that he would remand the case for the DPP’s response.

He remanded Evans on continuing bail to a date in January for mention.

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