Two In Court Over Weekend Cocaine Seizure

A man and a woman have appeared in court charged in connection with a weekend seizure of 1kg of cocaine in Cork.

56-year-old Padraig Gavin and 22-year-old Jennifer Heaphy were charged with possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine for sale or supply at Sallybrook, Glanmire, Co Cork on 23 March.

Mr Gavin, from Rockville Crescent, Blackrock in Co Dublin, who did not apply for bail, was remanded in custody to appear again before the district court on Tuesday.

Gardaí did not object to bail for Ms Heaphy from Kerryhall Road, Fairhill, in Cork.

Judge Kelleher remanded her on her own bond to also appear at the district court next Tuesday.


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