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10 Aug 2022

Woman found with heroin in house search in Two-Mile-Borris

The substances proved to be diamorphine and amphetamine, valued at about €20

Woman found with  heroin in house search in Two-Mile-Borris

“She was cautioned regarding the use of heroin,” said Sgt Thomas Hanrahan in Thurles District Court

A Two-Mile-Borris woman found with heroin in her possession, was ordered to undergo a probation report at Thurles District Court.

Garda David Carey carried out a house search of 13 Cluain Na Seimre, Two-Mile-Borris, Thurles, on June 29, 2020, the home address of Gemma Lahart.


Ms Lahart was present during the search, Sgt Thomas Hanrahan told Judge Elizabeth MacGrath.
Garda Carey located tinfoil with brown burn marks, and white and yellow substances.


“She was cautioned regarding the use of heroin,” said Sgt Hanrahan.


The substances proved to be diamorphine and amphetamine, valued at about €20.


Ms Lahart was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of drugs. She has no previous convictions.


“I don’t even know if they were mine,” said Ms Lahart in Court. “There were people in my house at the time.”


Ms Lahart said she just had major surgery on her spine. Judge MacGrath adjourned the matter to June 28 next for a probation report.

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