Sligoman fined at Longford court for drugs possession
A Sligo man who appeared before a recent sitting of Longford District Court
charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act was convicted and fined €250 following a
hearing into the matter.
Lee Young, 13 Geldof Drive, Cranmore, Sligo appeared before Judge Seamus
Hughes charged with being in possession of a quantity of diamorphine at Dublin
Road, Longford on February 2, 2017.
Outlining the evidence to the court, Garda Barry Gillespie said that on the
date in question at approximately 1am he was on patrol in the area when he
stopped the defendant and searched him.
“I found a quantity of diamorphine on him and the value of the drug was
€100,” the Garda added.
“He said it was for his own use.”
Meanwhile following his deliberations on the matter Judge Hughes convicted the defendant and fined him accordingly.