12 Aug 2022

Had 20 ecstasy tablets for sale at Electric Picnic

Had 20 ecstasy tablets for sale at Electric Picnic

A 24-year-old man has been charged with selling drugs at Electric Picnic.

At last week's sitting o Portlaoise District Court, Jamie Kelly (24), The Willows, Hacketstown Road, Carlow, was charged with drug possession, and having drugs for sale or supply.

Inspector Ollie Baker gave evidence that on September 3, 2016, the accused was found to have 20 ecstasy tablets on his person.

His tent was then searched and €840 in cash was found.

The inspector said the accused made admissions that €200 of the money was from selling drugs.

He had no previous convictions.

As he had no previous convictions and had pleaded guilty, the matter was put back to February 1 next year for a probation report, with Judge Catherine Staines advising the accused to get a solicitor.

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