€1,000 to keep clean record

The Kerryman (North Kerry) - - NEWS -

A YOUNG Duagh man has been di­rected to pay €1,000 to es­cape con­vic­tion on a charge of pos­sess­ing cannabis at Lis­towel Dis­trict Court.

Billy Nolan, Triener­agh, Duagh, pleaded guilty to the un­law­ful pos­ses­sion of five cannabis deals worth €125. He was orig­i­nally charged with pos­ses­sion for pur­poses of sale or sup­ply but the case pro­gressed only on the lesser charge of un­law­ful pos­ses­sion as gar­daí said they ac­cepted the drugs were for his own use. He has un­til March 15 next to pay into the court poor box.

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