Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison

first_img Thursday 9 Feb 2017, 12:23 PM Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie Share183 Tweet Email GARDAÍ HAVE QUESTIONED a solicitor after he was found in possession of suspected cocaine in Mountjoy prison.A source told TheJournal.ie prison staff found the substance in the Dublin-based solicitor’s wallet.The prison service confirmed a man going through the screening process “was identified as having an item of contraband” and was removed by gardaí.A garda spokesperson said a man was questioned in relation to “a substance” that was discovered on his person. They were called to Mountjoy at around 6.30pm yesterday. The incident was first reported by the Irish Daily Star.Gardaí said no arrest has been made but the investigation into this incident is ongoing.Read: Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis in gangland crackdown> 30,053 Views Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison The substance was found during the screening process and the man was removed from the prison by gardaí. Short URL http://jrnl.ie/3230625 Feb 9th 2017, 12:23 PM By Michelle Hennessy 41 Comments Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more