Gardai seized an air rifle throughout a medicine raid on a person’s dwelling.
On April 17, 2021, Gardai entered the house of Patrick Jackson’ at Ashgrove Manor in Killea at 9.10am.
Gardai attended the property with a search warrant below the Misuse of Medication Act.
Throughout the raid, hashish and ‘different issues’ had been discovered, Sergeant Jim Collins informed the courtroom.
The full worth of the medicine discovered was €255.
Throughout the search, Gardai additionally seized an air rifle, which was positioned beside a chest of drawers in a
After warning, Jackson admitted that he owned the air rifle.
Jackson, who’s aged 32, informed Gardai that he had by accident shot himself within the foot with a pellet from
the identical rifle.
Mr Frank Dorrian, representing Jackson, mentioned his shopper bought the rifle from one other man at a good.
“The rules are totally different on the opposite aspect of the border. “It was purchased for leisure causes.”
He mentioned Jackson, who has no earlier convictions, was affected by ‘a situation’ on the time and was
taking hashish. The courtroom heard that Jackson had a ‘sequence of emotional difficulties’ and had been
beforehand homeless in Northern Eire.
For the possession of hashish, Choose Cunningham mentioned Jackson might keep away from a conviction if he made a
€150 contribution to Saint Vincent de Paul. A default order of a conviction and a superb of €200 was
On a cost opposite to Part 2 of the Firearms Act, Jackson was convicted and fined €150, with six
months to pay.
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