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Lurgan man accused of supplying cocaine and cannabis to face Crown Court

Craigavon Magistrates Court

A Lurgan man accused of being concerned in the supply of cocaine and possession of cannabis, with intent to supply, is to face Crown Court proceedings.

Ryan Daniel Dolan appeared at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on Friday, via videolink from Maghaberry, for the purposes of a Preliminary Enquiry (PE), the legal process during which a case is referred to the higher court.

The 26-year-old, of Island View, is charged with possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply, possession of a Class B controlled drug, five counts of offering to supply a Class B controlled drug and two counts of being concerned in supply of a Class A drug.

As the charges were read, the court heard that the offences were alleged to have occurred between July 27, 2020, and April 22, 2021.

Dolan made no objection to the holding of a preliminary enquiry.

Presiding Officer Deputy District Judge Greg McCourt was satisfied that there was a prima facie case to answer and released the accused on bail of £500 to appear at Craigavon Crown Court on May 19.

Conditions of bail included; not to entered licensed premises, not to consume alcohol, to wear an electronic tag and to report to police once per week.

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