Sligo garda pleads guilty to two more charges
A 35-year-old Garda has pleaded guilty at Sligo Circuit Court to disclosing
information obtained during the course of her duties as a member of An Garda
Síochána, knowing that the disclosure of that information was likely to have a
Jimell Henry of Cairns Hill, Sligo, also pleaded guilty to one charge of
obtaining prescription drugs using a forged prescription at a pharmacy in
Henry pleaded guilty to disclosing information obtained in the course of
her duties as a Garda in Dublin on 27 December 2014 and 14 January 2015.
She pleaded guilty to obtaining prescription drugs using a forged
prescription at Lannon's Late Night Pharmacy, Pearse Road, Sligo, on 5 April
Her barrister, Kerido Naidoo, told the court that she was pleading guilty
on a strictly without prejudice basis.
He told Judge Keenan Johnson that there was a background factor to take
into consideration in mitigation in this case and on that basis he requested
the court to order a probation report.
Judge Johnson agreed and remanded Henry on continuing bail to appear again
in court at the end of May next year.
In April last year Henry was charged with seven counts of disclosing
information obtained during the course of her duties as a Garda at a number of
locations including the Dublin Metropolitan district, Sligo and Mullingar on
dates in December 2014 and January 2015.
She was also charged with the possession of cocaine at Cairns Hill in Sligo in January 2015.
At that court appearance she was remanded on bail with a number of
conditions including an independent surety of €10,000.
In June this year Henry was charged with 13 further offences of obtaining
prescription drugs including anxicalm and stilnoct tablets, using forged and
photocopied prescriptions from seven different pharmacies around Sligo.
The alleged offences were committed in February and April last year.