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Man (29) remanded in custody over seizure of cocaine and cannabis in Drogheda

Those offences are alleged to have taken place on Monday, 11 November.

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Updated Nov 13th 2019, 2:23 PM

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before Dundalk District Court charged in connection with the seizure of cocaine and cannabis in Drogheda Co Louth.

Karl Dennis with an address in Elmwood Close, Termonabbey, Drogheda, Co Louth is charged with possession of cocaine, and possession of it for the purpose of selling or otherwise supplying it to another.

Those offences are alleged to have taken place on Monday, 11 November, at the Donore Business Park, Drogheda.

He is also charged with possession of cannabis and possession of it for the purpose of selling or otherwise supplying it to another. Those offences are alleged to have taken place at the address in Elmwood Close, Termonabbey, Drogheda.

Detective Garda Karl Mannion, Drogheda, gave evidence of arresting, charging and cautioning Karl Dennis.

He said that when the charges were put to him, Dennis remained silent.

The Garda told that gardaí would be objecting to bail.

Solicitor Eleanor Kelly said that there was no bail application today but one would be made at the next date.

She applied for legal aid for the accused saying he was receiving social welfare of E201 a week.

Judge Eirinn McKiernan remanded him in custody to appear again at Cloverhill District Court next Tuesday.

Comments are closed as legal proceedings are ongoing.

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