Man (30) charged  with having  €230k worth  of drugs  at home

Man (30) charged with having €230k worth of drugs at home

A CLONDALKIN man has appeared in court accused of having up to €230,000 worth of drugs at his home.

Michael Scully, aged 36, was remanded in custody at Blanchardstown District Court after being charged over the cannabis and cocaine seizure.

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Blanchardstown District Court

The accused, with an address at Neilstown Drive, Clondalkin, is charged with simple possession of cannabis and cocaine, and having the drugs with intent to sell or supply.

The offences, under Sections 3 and 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act allegedly took place at that address on April 2 last.

A detective told the court the accused made no reply to the charges after caution at Ronanstown Garda Station.

He was handed copies of the charge sheets, the garda from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau told Judge Gerard Jones.

He said the alleged value of the drugs involved was estimated at €230,000.

The accused’s solicitor, Wayne Kenny told the court he was not applying for bail at this time. Applying for legal aid, he said his client was not working and was on the Covid payment.

The judge remanded Mr Scully in custody to Cloverhill District Court on April 13, when he will appear by video link.

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