Trainee chef charged over €140k drugs
A TRAINEE chef is to appear before the district court again on Wednesday charged in connection with the seizure of €140,000 of illegal drugs at the weekend.
British national Matthew Waugh (25) of Sackville, Ardfert, Co Kerry, was brought before a special sitting of Killarney District Court on Saturday night charged with three counts of drug dealing.
He is accused of possessing cannabis, cannabis resin and cocaine for the purposes of sale or supply at Sackville, Ardfert, on Friday last week.
Supt Jim O'Connor applied for Mr Waugh to be remanded in custody. He will appear again at Tralee District Court on Wednesday. Further direction is awaited from the DPP.