Man charged over raids at County Limerick homes is refused bail

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

A FATHER-of-three who is charged in connection with two separate aggravated burglaries in the Pallasgreen area of County Limerick was refused bail following a garda objection.

A FATHER-of-three who is charged in connection with two separate aggravated burglaries in the Pallasgreen area of County Limerick was refused bail following a garda objection.

William Gammell, aged 27, of An Cuirt, Monard, Co Tipperary is charged with entering the home of the Creed family at Ballyluddy, Pallasgreen as a trespasser and committing burglary on May 31, last.

Gammell is also charged with allowing himself to be carried in a stolen Volkswagen Tourag jeep at the Creed family home on the same date.

He faces an additional charge of “aiding and abetting” the commission of a serious offence - namely an aggravated burglary at Sunville House, Pallasgreen, on April 16, last.

It is alleged that at each of the houses, the occupants of the were tied up and threatened by a number of men.

At Limerick Court, Judge Eugene O’Kelly refused an application for bail and he remanded Gammell in custody until July 17, next.