Man charged after seizure of €200,000 worth of cannabis in Limerick

Fintan Walsh

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Fintan Walsh

Gardai arrested the accused on Saturday following the seizure of around €200,000 worth of cannabis

Gardai arrested the accused on Saturday following the seizure of around €200,000 worth of cannabis

A MAN in his 20s has been charged with possession and sale and supply of €200,000 worth of cannabis at Limerick District Court. 

Shaun Sparling, aged 27, of Rath, Murroe, appeared before Judge Marian O’Leary this Monday morning. 

Gardai arrested the accused on Saturday, June 7 at 10.20pm following the seizure of €200,000 worth of cannabis at Rath, Murroe.

He was charged under Section 3 and Section 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, and made no reply to both charges, Gda Marie Haugh told the court. 

Gardai did not object to bail, on a number of conditions. 

Conditions set out by gardai included that he sign on at Bruff garda station three times a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; that he complies with a curfew of 11pm to 7am; that he surrenders his passport; that he does not undertake to apply for a new passport; that he provides an independent surety of €6,000, €2,000 of which is to be lodged; and to reside at Rath, Murroe.