A Letterkenny man who bought a “beautifully packaged” slab of cannabis on the internet is now trying to pursue a course in cyber-marketing, a court was told.
Sean Cleary appeared at Letterkenny District Court after Gardai found €1,200 of the drug at his home on October 20th last.
Cleary, of Fairgreen Hill, is now trying to put the matter behind him.
His solicitor, Mr Frank Dorian, said the 22 year old purchased the cannabis on the internet and it arrived in a “beautifully packaged” box.
Mr Dorrian said hic client had stressed to him it was only for distribution amongst his friends.
He said Cleary was a very industrious young man who had attended counselling and was trying to put the matter behind him.
He is involved in the restaurant business and also wants to complete a course in cyber marketing.
The court was also told of another incident at High Road in Letterkenny when Gardai spotted a man coming out of a pub and giving Cleary a bag of white powder.
Cleary down the Main Street and was stopped by Gardai and was arrested with the substance which turned out to be cocaine with a street value of €80.
Judge Paul Kelly heard that Cleary had no previous convictions and he adjourned the case until June 28th for a probation report.