first_imgJudge Paul KellyA Judge has warned a Derry man that he is not allowed to bring drugs into Buncrana.Buncrana District Court heard that Eamonn Green, of 6 Inis Carn Crescent, Creggan, pleading guilty to possessing cannabis earlier this month. The court heard that Green’s car was searched by Garda Jason Conroy on April 14 at Ballyderowen, Burnfoot.Superintendent Eugene McGovern said the value of the cannabis was €45. He said the Derry man had no previous convictions and was extremely co-operative when arrested. he said the detection arose when Garda Conroy searched his vehicle in a public place.Supt. McGovern told the court that there were other occupants in the vehicle but that Green admitted ownership of the drugs.Judge Paul Kelly asked Green what he was doing bringing drugs into Buncrana. The Derry man said the drugs were for personal use and admitted that it was a ‘stupid decision’.Judge Kelly warned Mr. Green that cannabis, even for personal use for completely illegal in the Republic of Ireland. He said his employers would not be too impressed with him if he ended up with a conviction for drugs.He said because he had no previous convictions he would give him one opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction. Judge Kelly told Mr. Green if he made a charitable donation of €150 to the St. Vincent de Paul in Buncrana and bring the receipt back to court, he would strike out the charge against him.Green, 30, returned a short time later and produced a receipt. Judge Kelly told the Derry man that he would strike out the charge and that he would not be left with a conviction.MAN WHO BROUGHT DRUGS INTO BUNCRANA GIVEN A CHANCE was last modified: May 1st, 2016 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:buncranadonegaldrugsJUDGElast_img