A Newbridge man who was arrested by Gardaí when spotted walking while smoking €10 worth of cannabis was ordered to pay €600 to charity today.
The 39-year-old man who is employed as an e-cigarette supplier for vending machines, had no previous convictions.
Sgt Brian Jacob outlined at Naas District Court today how on April 4, 2017, the accused was found in possession of €10 worth of cannabis. He was charged with the unlawful possession of drugs.
Sarah Connolly BL said: "He is very contrite and embarrassed."
She told Judge Desmond Zaidan how the accused came with €400 in court as a gesture of remorse.
Judge Zaidan said that €600 would be required.
He ordered that €600 would be paid to the Our Lady of Lourdes Fund which brings very sick people to Lourdes.
The accused handed over the €600 in court and a Section 1(1) of the Probation Act was imposed.
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