Fined for possession of cannabis

A DEFENDANT who dropped cannabis herb on a store floor was fined €150 at Kilkenny Court.

A DEFENDANT who dropped cannabis herb on a store floor was fined €150 at Kilkenny Court.

Dermot Purcell, 18 Assumption Place was convicted of the offence at Kickham Street on March 25.

Inspector Liam Connolly told the court that the defendant, who has five previous convictions, was observed dropping a substance in the store.

The court heard that the defendant made admissions and admitted to gardaí that the drugs were his.

Judge David Anderson convicted him and fined him €150.