MAN SUSPECTED OF POSTAL DRUGS OPERATION APPEARS IN COURT


first_imgA man who allegedly imported more than €200,000 worth of drugs by post into Co Donegal appeared in court today.Simon Crawford, 28, was arrested following a Garda sting operation in Letterkenny last week.Members of the Garda Drugs Unit along with officers from the Customs and Revenue raided an address in Letterkenny on November 6th last. It followed a “controlled delivery” of a package to the address.Inside they found more than €140,000 of the drug 4-Methylethcathinone or 4 Mec (synthetic cocaine) weighing four kilograms.Crawford was arrested at the scene and taken to Letterkenny Garda station where he was questioned and later charged.In a follow-up search at the same address at 29 Gleann Tain Close, Letterkenny, a further €70,000 of the same drug was recovered weighing two kilogrammes.Crawford, of 11 York Avenue, Portstewart, Co Derry, who was charged with possession and intent to supply drugs, appeared at Letterkenny District Court wearing a dark jumper and dark trousers.He was accompanied by several members of his family.Solicitor Patsy Gallagher did not seek bail and asked the case to be adjourned until December 10th.MAN SUSPECTED OF POSTAL DRUGS OPERATION APPEARS IN COURT was last modified: November 14th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:4 MECdrugsletterkennypostalSimon Crawfordlast_img read more