Man charged in connection with aggravated burglaries in County Limerick

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

A MAN has appeared in court charged in connection with two aggravated burglaries in County Limerick over the past two months,

A MAN has appeared in court charged in connection with two aggravated burglaries in County Limerick over the past two months,

William Gammell, aged 27, of An Cuirt, Monard, Co Tipperary is charged with trespassing at the home of the Creed family at Ballyluddy Pallasgreen on May 31, last.

He is also charged with allowing himself to be carried in a stolen Volkswagon Tourag jeep on the same date.

Gammell faces further charge of aiding and abetting the commission of a serious offence namely an aggravated burglary at Sunville House, Pallasgreen, on April 16 last by impeding the arrest of another person.

At Limerick District Court this morning, Detective Garda Michael Reidy, gave evidence of arresting and formally charging the accused at Bruff Garda Station last evening.

He said the 27-year-old made no reply to the charges.

The defendant was granted free legal aid and solicitor John Cooke said his client was reserving his position in relation to bail.

Judge Eamon O’Brien remanded Gammell in custody until June 19, next.