11 Aug 2022

Man remanded in custody after Kilmacrennan knife offence

Letterkenny District Court heard that the man was in breach of bail conditions and had been remanded in custody at Castlerea Prison

Man remanded in custody after Kilmacrennan knife offence

Francis Lynn at Letterkenny courthouse. Photo: Joe Boland (North West Newspix)

A man has been remanded in custody following an incident involving a knife in Kilmacrennan.

Francis Lynn, a 38-year-old of Milltown Court in Kilmacrennan was brought before Monday’s sitting of Letterkenny District Court.

The court heard that Lynn was in breach of bail conditions set at a previous court sitting.

Lynn is charged that, on May 22, 2022, at Milltown Court, Kilmacrennan, he had with him a knife, which had a blade or which was sharply pointed.

The offence is contrary to section 9 (1) and (7) of the Firearms and Offences Weapons Act, 1990, as amended by section 39 of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2009.

Lynn was remanded in custody by Judge Éiteáin Cunningham and will appear via video link from Castlerea Prison at Tuesday’s sitting of Buncrana District Court.

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