An arrest warrant has been issued for a man who was convicted in his absence of possession of MDMA in Lurgan.
This decision was taken by the district judge because of the 29-year-old’s previous relevant convictions.
Seamus O’Leary, of Townsend Street in Belfast, did not appear as he was charged with possession of a Class A drug at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.
It was heard that on May 19, at 2.20pm, police received a report of a suspected drug deal involving three males near Iceland in Lurgan.
Whilst attending the scene officers spotted three males walking, two of whom matched the descriptions given by witnesses.
One of the males was the defendant and when told he was going to be searched he produced a substance which he referred to as MDMA.
During interview, O’Leary made full admissions and confirmed that the substance was Ecstasy.
District Judge Bernie Kelly stated: “A conviction will be recorded and given his record I am ordering an arrest warrant.”
A woman who was caught with Xanax after police were called to reports of...
Woman who told police it was legal to use mobile whilst driving in Portugal disqualified for six months
A woman who told police that it was legal to use your mobile whilst...
A Lurgan man has refused a drink driving course because his licence had expired...
/ 6 days ago
The Toby Jug, a long established family bar situated at Irish Street corner in...
/ 2 weeks ago
Veteran Irish songwriter Kieran Goss and singer Annie Kinsella are to perform at the...