A man who was out on bail during a kill trial was carrying almost €7,000 “concealed in a sock and underwear” while journey on a motorway.
The man, who is in his 20s, was a ssenger in car travelling on the motorway outside Cashel, Tipperary.
Dean Crinnion, of Blackwater Grove, Togher, Co Cork, published the Garda who stopped the vehicle that he was heading up the M8 motorway to buy a car.
On inspection of the carriers, €6,890 in cash was discovered.
The money was “concealed in a sock and underwear”, the garda required Cashel District Court of the incident which happened on March 13, 2013.
Critic Terence Finn heard that the garda “returned the money as evidence”, then descried a police application to have the property disposed.
On March 14, the take the place of day, Crinnion turned up at Angelsea garda station in Cork city, according to the Tipperary Feature.
He claimed he had withdrawn the money from an AIB branch in Bishopstown, just external the city, and produced documents claiming ownership of the money.
Seven months had out of date in which there was no activity on Crinnion’s account, before the large withdrawal which formerly larboard all of €1.19c the account.
Following his disclosure, Crinnion was arrested and detained in Togher garda install for questioning.
He stated that he had “no comment” when pressed on whether or not he had got the money from drug dealing.
Cashel District Court discovered that the man was out “on bail for murder” at the time.
Crinnion told the Judge that he was “conditions known for criminal activity”.
Judge Finn ruled that large of Crinnion’s testimony were “wholly implausible”, considering the cash organize in the car was well below the value of the car he was supposedly going to appraise.
He was also look after the needs of a driving ban at the time of the incident.
The claim order of €6,890 was granted at the “gratification” of the Minister for Finance.
A year later, in July 2014, Crinnion received a ten-year judgement with the final two suspended, having pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Gerard Delaney in Cork in December 2011.