Man admits taking drugs into prison

A Ballymagroarty man has admitted taking cannabis into Magilligan Prison.

Sean Paul John McGonigle, of O’Connor Court, pleaded guilty to conveying a lister article into prison on September 7, last year. The 31-year-old admitted further charges of possessing cannabis with intent to supply and possessing diazepam and BZP with intent to supply.

Sentencing was adjourned for a probation pre-sentence report to be compiled. McGonigle was released on continuing bail and will appear in court again on October 11.