Four in court over €10m drug haul

Thursday 07 February 2008 22.32
Co Kildare - Drugs seized at two locations
Co Kildare - Drugs seized at two locations

Four men have appeared in Naas court charged in connection with the seizure of more than €10m worth of cannabis in Co Kildare yesterday.

All four are aged between 33 and 45 and were charged with two offences, possession of drugs and possession with intent to supply.

Three of the men made no application for bail and were remanded in custody.

The three men are 25-year-old Fran Delaney from Melrose Park in Kinsealy, 45-year-old Martin O' Connor from North Great Charles Street and 33-year-old Eddie van Boxtel from Sillogue Avenue in Ballymun.

The fourth, 33-year-old Vincent Percival, was remanded in custody with consent to bail of €10,000 and an independent surety of €250,000.

They were arrested after gardaí seized over €10m worth of cannabis at two locations in Co Kildare, on the Naas Road near Kill and in Clongorey.

All four are due to appear again at Naas District Court next Thursday.