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Heroin dealer gets 3 years

A drug dealer who was caught with almost €5,000 worth of heroin stashed in a baby seat under a child has been jailed for three years.

Jonathan Mason (27), of Belview House, Belview, Clondulaine, Fermoy, Co Cork, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possession of drugs for sale or supply at Ciywest Road, Tallaght, on November 19, 2011.

The court heard that during a search of the car they found two plastic bags containing 33 grammes of heroin stashed in the lining of a child booster seat. A one-month-old baby boy, the son of Mason's then partner, had been travelling in the seat.



'Hand back my



baby's ashes'

A woman whose California home was robbed is pleading with the thieves to return just one item -- a silver urn that contains her baby's ashes.

Michiko Koyoi's Antioch home was ransacked by thieves.

Among the missing items is a heart-shaped urn with the ashes of her son who died during birth in January. The boy's name and date of death are inscribed in the urn. Ms Koyoi (35), who has three other children, is urging the robbers to return the urn, saying they can keep everything else.



Mexico's drug



chief resigns

Mexico's top anti-drug prosecutor has resigned for personal reasons.

The office said in a statement that the resignation of Jose Cuitlahuac Salinas was for "strictly personal reasons".

It praised his work and said he would be replaced by anti-kidnapping prosecutor Rodrigo Archundia, who would serve as acting head of the organised crime unit.



TV star sent



death threats

Police are investigating after a Twitter user sent death threats to an actress from the TV show Inbetweeners.

Emily Atack, who plays Charlotte Hinchcliffe in the show, contacted police after receiving threatening tweets from a user calling himself Jeff Jones.

A message said: "Emily its time 4 u to leave this world, ur last hours wnt be pleasant, it will acheive the objective."


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