Limerick man appears in court on drugs charges

A MOYROSS man has appeared in court in connection with the seizure of over €27,000 worth of heroin in the city earlier this week.

A MOYROSS man has appeared in court in connection with the seizure of over €27,000 worth of heroin in the city earlier this week.

Matthew Ward, 18, of Creaval Park, Moyross is charged with possession of the drugs for sale or supply in the estate on July 6 last.

Limerick District Court was told the accused man made no reply when he formally charged in connection with the seizure which was made during a garda search operation.

The defendant was granted free legal aid by Judge Eamon O’Brien and he was was released on bail pending his next court appearance.

In the meantime, Ward must surrender his passport, abide by a curfew and sign-on daily at Mayorstone Garda Station.