Monday 18 December 2017

Man for trial on burglary charge

A MAN who allegedly burgled a house while armed with two spanners is facing trial.

David Paget (34), of Dromheath Grove, Ladyswell, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with burglary at Castlecurragh Park, Mulhuddart, last April 17.

He is accused of possession of a spanner and an adjust-
able spanner at the same time and place.

Mr Paget is further charged with damaging two rear bedroom windows at a house at Castlecurragh Park.

Judge David McHugh adjourned the case to Sep-
tember for the book of evidence.

Shop thief gets Probation Act

A WOMAN who stole goods from a supermarket has been left without a conviction after she made a donation to charity.

Rebotilwe Mohlala (39), of Breamore Pastures Park, Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan, had admitted before Swords District Court to stealing €23 worth of groceries from Tesco, Millfield Shopping Centre, Balbriggan, on June 21 last year.

Defence solicitor Fiona D'Arcy told the court that the single mother of two, who has no previous
convictions, "does not
know what happened" on the day.

Judge Conal Gibbons applied the Probation Act after Mohlala donated €200 to charity.

Youth accused of having drug

A YOUNG man allegedly caught with cannabis in a business park has been sent forward for trial.

Lee Bracken Kennedy (20), of Avondale, Leixlip, Co Kildare, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with possess-
ion of cannabis as well as having the drug for sale or supply.

The alleged offences took place at Ryebrook Business Park in Maynooth last November 26.

A state solicitor said the book of evidence had been served on the accused, who goes forward to the present sittings of Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

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