17.5g of cannabis brought into prison

James Ring, 16 Thornbury Drive, Athlone, has been given a one-month prison sentence for trying to bring in 17.5g of cannabis resin to the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise, on November 15 last.

James Ring, 16 Thornbury Drive, Athlone, has been given a one-month prison sentence for trying to bring in 17.5g of cannabis resin to the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise, on November 15 last.

Defence, Ms Anne Manning said Ring was bringing the drug to his younger brother. Ring is currently serving a six-month sentence for burglary.