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Charged over €20k drugs 'in bin bag'

A DUBLIN man was allegedly found with a large stash of herbal cannabis in a large black refuse bag after he was stopped on the street by gardai.

Alan Gorman (32) is accused of possession of cannabis herb with a street value of €20,000.

Judge David McHugh adjourned the matter for three weeks after he refused jurisdiction of the charges.

The accused, of Ballentree Villas, Tyrrelstown, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with possession of cannabis herb as well as having the drug for sale or supply.

The offences, under the misuse of drugs act, allegedly took place at Church Road in Mulhuddart on March 23 last year.

Gorman is facing a further charge of possession of cannabis herb after his home was searched by gardai on March 24, 2013.