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Monday, April 28, 2008

Man in court on firearm charge

A man has appeared at Limerick district court today charged with the possession of a firearm.

37 year old Edward Connery of Inis Ealga, Shannon was found to be in possession of a Belgian semi-automatic pistol and three rounds of ammunition on Wickham Street at 4.45am Sunday morning.

Garda Inspector Pat Connolly told the court that the gardai did not object to bail being granted to Mr. Connery subject to strict bail conditions. They being that,

“Mr Connery be required to surrender his passport, sign on at Shannon Garda Station on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9am and 9pm and stay out of Limerick city except for court appearances, or by arrangement to consult with his legal adviser.”
The accused was remanded on bail of €500 to appear again before Limerick District Court on May 28th.

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