Limerick man bailed over Wexford drugs seizure

Donal O’Regan

Reporter:

Donal O’Regan

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A FILE is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a County Limerick man who has been charged in connection with a major drugs seizure in County Wexford.

A FILE is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a County Limerick man who has been charged in connection with a major drugs seizure in County Wexford.

Gardai seized an estimated €500,000 worth of prescription drugs after searching a van in Barntown on Friday, June 28.

At a special court sitting in Gorey, Michael Crowe, aged 23, of The Forts, Doon, and Matthew Quinn, aged 53, of Carrowclough, Tipperary, were charged with possession for the purpose of sale or supply of a controlled drug, namely Alprazolam.

They were both remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court on July 2.

On that date, Mr Crowe was remanded in prison with consent to bail.

This Monday, July 8, he took up bail on his own bond of €250 and an independent surety of €2,500 with a number of bail conditions set out by the state.

These include residing at an address in The Forts, Doon and signing on twice daily at Henry Street garda station.

Any subsequent change in his address, the reporting garda station must be notified in writing and approved in writing by the prosecuting garda.

Mr Crowe must observe a curfew between the hours of 10pm and 7am and make himself available if required to members of an garda siochana calling to his address during those hours

He has been remanded on continuing bail to appear on Tuesday, July 30 at Cloverhill District Court in Dublin.