Man denies drug related offence


A man has appeared before Londonderry Crown Court charged with drug offences,

Twenty-three-year-old Peter Gallagher, with an address in the Bonds Hill area of the city, denied charges of possession of the Class A drug cocaine with intent to supply.

However, the defendant did admit one charge of simple possession of the drug on August 7, last year.

The Crown Court was told that Gallagher’s trial, which has been listed for hearing on May 18, is expected to last three days.