Son charged with false imprisonment of Limerick father

first_imgAdvertisement James O’Connor appeared at Limerick District CourtA LIMERICK man is to seek bail next Tuesday after he was charged with the alleged false imprisonment of his 80-year-old father for two weeks and for the alleged theft of more than €8,000 in pension money and Credit Union deposits.James O’Connor, who turns 40 this Saturday, was arrested on June 8 last at 20 Lord Edward Street in the city.On June 9, following a period of detention and questioning, the accused was charged with eight counts of theft and one count of false imprisonment by Detective Garda Brian Culbert of Roxboro Road Garda Station.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up It is the State’s case that Mr O’Connor stole five pension payments from a Post Office account and three amounts from a Credit Union account.It is also alleged that between May 19 and June 2, James O’Connor falsely imprisoned his father, within the State but against his will.The accused made no reply to any of the nine charges put before Limerick District Court when he was given copies.Legal Aid defence solicitor Darach McCarthy was assigned to represent the accused who would be making a bail application next Tuesday.Dressed in a black t-shirt with “Sail Smooth” emblazoned across the chest, James O’Connor stood silent in the custody area of Limerick District Court as Judge Marian O’Leary remanded him in custody pending next Tuesday’s bail application.Mr McCarthy asked the court that the accused would receive medical treatment for asthma and an arthritic condition while in custody of Limerick Prison. Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” NewsBreaking newsSon charged with false imprisonment of Limerick fatherBy Staff Reporter – June 9, 2017 1080 Print WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads WhatsApp Twitter Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous articleSouthill Youth Project call on Limerick people to help them win national awardNext articleWin cinema tickets Staff Reporter center_img Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Email TAGSdistrict courtfeaturedJames O’Connorlimerick Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedinlast_img

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