Drugs case adjourned for probation report

A DEFENDANT charged with having drugs in his possession for his own use and for sale and supply to others had his case adjourned for the preparation of a probation report at Kilkenny Court.

A DEFENDANT charged with having drugs in his possession for his own use and for sale and supply to others had his case adjourned for the preparation of a probation report at Kilkenny Court.

Terry Walsh, 63 River View, Ardnore pleaded guilty to having €300 of cannabis in his possession when stopped by gardaí at Riverview on March 24, 2010. He also pleaded to the theft of two bottles of whiskey from a city supermarket on June 26, 2010.

Solicitor Michael Lanigan told the court that his client had entered residential treatment and had completed a nine-week treatment programme.

“Over the last nine months he attended a doctor for counselling and for drugs, anxiety and anger management. There is nothing else in the pipeline,” he said.

In relation to the drugs charges Mr Lanigan told the court that his client had made admissions that he would purchase the amount and that it would be divided among his friends.

Judge David Anderson adjourned the case to April 2 for the preparation of a probation report.