A younger Cork man was caught dealing Benzodiazepine tablets outdoors the Basic Put up Workplace in Cork and now he has pleaded responsible to the offence immediately.
30-year-old David Falvey of Silverheights, Mayfield, Cork, pleaded responsible at Cork District Court docket to fees of getting Alprazolam for his personal use and having the relaxant tablets on the market or in any other case supplying.
Inspector James O’Donovan mentioned the offence was detected by gardaí at Winthrop Road, Cork, the place he was seen promoting medicine.
As gardaí approached, David Falvey tried to go away the world. He was stopped and searched and located to be in possession of 160 Alprazolam tablets in 16 separate blister packs.
The tablets had a price of €320.
Falvey had 89 earlier convictions however Choose Marian O’Leary famous that not one of the convictions was for having medicine on the market or provide.
Defence solicitor, Joseph Cuddigan, mentioned: “Gardaí obtained a report of a person successfully handing out tablets. They have been like Xanax tablets.
“He would have been a heroin addict on the time and he was handing them out to different heroin customers who have been unable to get the Diamorphine (heroin). I’m not saying he was giving them out for nothing – there was a small remuneration.
“He has been homeless and has come as little as you may go. However 18 months in the past he turned a nook. He’s really now not on any substance.
“He has executed all the pieces one would count on to get out of habit.”
Mr Cuddigan mentioned the 30-year-old was now enrolled in a full-time instructional course.
Choose O’Leary mentioned she would adjourn sentencing for six months for 3 totally different pre-sentencing studies. The decide directed a probation report, a garda progress report on Falvey and a report on his examination outcomes and academic progress.