Cocaine price over €2,000 was found within the earlier dwelling of a former health teacher, final week’s Tullamore District Court heard.
In his proof to the court docket Garda Sgt James O’Sullivan mentioned that on June 11, 2021, gardai executed a warrant below part 26 of the misuse of medicine act to look a house in Kilbrook, Tullamore.
There they found 31 grams of cocaine with a road worth of €2,170. Darren Raleigh, 51, Austin Friar Street, Mullingar, was arrested and made a full admission that the medicine had been his on the market and provide.
He had no earlier convictions for medicine however had different convictions for public order and driving offences which dated again to 2009.
His solicitor Donal Farrelly mentioned Mr Raleigh was a 33-year-old man who previous to Covid had been a health teacher. He had two kids that he was making an attempt to assist. He mentioned there had been no cash coming in and he was in a nasty place. He took the chance to retailer the medicine and developed a cocaine behavior and had incurred money owed consequently.
Judge Staines famous that Mr Raleigh had no earlier convictions for medicine offences. She put the case again for a probation report and a group service report and he or she adjourned the case to April 27.