DPP directions awaited on alleged Mayo burglary charges

A MAN has been remanded on bail to appear in Castlebar District Court on March 21 next as DPP directions are awaited on alleged burglary charges.

Patrick Graven, 7 Erris Apartments, Castle Street, Castlebar, is facing 19 charges for alleged offences over a 10-month period between April last year up to the time of his initial arrest on February 8 last.

Graven, a single man on job seekers' allowance, had charges proferred against him on February 9 and again today, Detective Garda Roland McIntyre informed the court.

The accused, represented by Mr. Tom Walsh, solicitor, is facing 19 charges, Judge Mary Devins was told. The total sum of money involved is €1,970. Legal aid was granted in the case.