Veronica Guerin's killer busted for having drugs behind bars

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The hit man, who is serving life for the brutal killing of Sunday Independent journalist Veronica Guerin, was allegedly succeeded with vials of methadone and pills during a search at the maximum sanctuary Portlaoise Prison.

The items were discovered after Meehan started affectation suspiciously during a prison visit.

Meehan (48), from Crumlin was surrendered a P. 19 report by the the governor and moved to the punishment A Wing. All of his privileges be struck by been removed as a result of the seizure.

The Irish Mirror is reporting that Meehan is not a narcotic addict nor is he believed to use narcotics.

A source told the news per that rod were confused as to why he had the narcotics concealed on him.
«He met with the prison governor on Tuesday morning when he show in a P19. He has lost any privileges he once had.

«Meehan is not a drug addict or purchaser begging the question why he had them on him. Prison staff will continue to try and demonstrate why he had them to determine if he was holding them for someone of supplying them to another prisoner.

A spokesman for the Irish Prison Service said this morning: «The IPS does not reveal on individual cases.»

Meehan is serving a life sentence for the murder of Ms Guerin who was slug dead on the Naas Road on June 26, 1996 while waiting at shipping lights. A motorcycle pulled up alongside her car and the pillion ssenger discharged a billion of shots.

Meehan was convicted by the Special Criminal Court in July 1999. It was the prosecution’s took place that he drove the motorcycle.

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