Man accused of drugs offences

A 24-year-old man is to stand trial at the city’s crown court accused of offering to supply cannabis.

John McCloskey, of Ballyarnett Road, is charged with five drugs offences alleged to have been committed between October 2011 and January 2012.

They include being concerned in supply of class B drugs, possessing cannabis with intent to supply and simple possession of the drug.

McCloskey was released on his own bail of £500 and will appear at the crown court on February 20.