Man pleads guilty in connection to Malin Head cannabis growhouse

first_imgA man has pleaded guilty in connection to the sale and supply of cannabis following the discovery of a cannabis grow-house at Malin Head.Juan Fitzpatrick appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court on two charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Fitzpatrick, aged 45, pleaded guilty to the possession for sale and supply of cannabis and to the cultivation of plants without a license at Ballygorman, Malin Head on July 4th, 2016.The court heard the value of the plants found during the Garda raid was €68,000.Barrister for the accused, Mr Andrew Moriarty, applied to Judge John Aylmer to have a specialist witness brought from London to determine the actual value on the cannabis plants.He pointed to the fact that the female plants are worth much more than the males.Judge Aylmer said he would not like to send for an expensive witness and said the sex of the plants would determine the cost of the cannabis haul.He also applied for a psychiatrist’s report on Mr Fitzpatrick, of Ballygorman, Malin Head but originally from Derry.The case was adjourned until April, 2018.Man pleads guilty in connection to Malin Head cannabis growhouse was last modified: December 7th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cannabiscourtdonegalMalin Headlast_img read more