A former mannequin was caught with greater than €4,000 value of cocaine hidden in her bra after gardaí have been alerted to suspicious exercise on a west Dublin housing property, a court docket heard.
essica Kennedy, 26, was hanging out with the fallacious crowd on the time of the incident, her legal professional mentioned.
Choose Gerard Jones ordered a probation report and adjourned sentencing to a date in December.
The defendant, of St Mary’s Terrace, Dunboyne, Co Meath, admitted possession of cocaine, in addition to possession of the drug on the market or provide.
The incident came about in Charnwood Grove, Blanchardstown on 28 Might 2021.
Sergeant Walter Sweeney informed Blanchardstown District Courtroom that gardaí searched a lot of individuals in Charnwood Grove following stories of suspicious exercise within the space.
Sergeant Sweeney mentioned Kennedy was looked for drug abuse and located with a bag of cocaine hidden in her bra.
Sgt Sweeney mentioned the cocaine was later analyzed by Forensic Science Eire. It was 60 grams and had a avenue worth of €4,200.
Kennedy was arrested and brought to Finglas garda station the place she was later questioned. She mentioned the cocaine was for her private use.
The court docket heard that the defendant had by no means been in bother earlier than.
Protection counsel Damien Coffey mentioned Kennedy was associating with a gaggle of people that have been identified to An Garda Síochána on the time of the incident.
Kennedy was the one individual there with out a earlier conviction, Mr. Coffey mentioned.
The court docket heard that Kennedy was initially from Tallaght and had labored as a mannequin for 4 years. She was at the moment unemployed and on welfare.
Mr. Coffey additionally mentioned that Kennedy not related to the identical individuals.
The decide mentioned he would require a probation report earlier than concluding the case.