A St Johnston man who was found with cannabis resin after being searched by gardaí has been fined.
Stephen Orr of Trentnamucklagh, St. Johnston pleaded guilty to unlawful possession at Kelly’s Farmyard, Glencar, Letterkenny on November 11, 2008.
Detective Garda John Joe Rowland told Letterkenny District Court he was on duty at 8.30pm and was observing youths at a shed. He told Judge Kevin Kilrane he saw Stephen Orr trying to empty his pockets . He approached Orr and searched him and found substance which turned out to be cannabis resin.
Det Garda Rowland said he asked Orr was the substance his but he replied: “I do not know.” Orr was fined n300.