Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Portlaoise Courthouse

Reports from Portloise District Court in this week’s Laois Nationalist include:

* A man has been charged with an alleged axe attack in Portlaoise, in which the victim suffered a deep cut that required hospital treatment

* A fraud victim paid €450 for a mobile phone in Portlaoise, only to find a block of wood when he opened the box

* A 20-year-old car driver was arrested at a sulky race in Laois

*A romantic Laois resident stole a bucket of flowers worth €120 from outside a supermarket for Valentine’s Day

* A man who called gardaí ‘smelly pigs’ and ‘stupid c*nts’ got a six-month jail sentence for a litany of offences

* An Abbeyleix man who had cocaine and cannabis at his home admitted supplying drugs to friends

* A student who was caught with cannabis-infused sweets in Portlaoise has avoided a criminal conviction

Read these and other reports from last Thursday’s court sitting in the current edition of the Laois Nationalist, in shops from Tuesday 23 February and online





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