A book of evidence was served today in the case against a Kerry man charged with stealing thousands of euro in cash from an elderly man in Cork city.
Detective Garda John Gleeson formally arrested John Moriarty of 152 Ballyspillane, County Kerry, previously and charged him with handling stolen property and one of attempted theft in addition to four counts of theft previously brought against him arising out of the same investigation.
The charges relate to alleged thefts on August 7, 9, 12 and 13 2019 at a house in Glasheen, Cork.
It is alleged that John Moriarty stole sums of €4,500, €3,000, €5,000 and €3,000 on those dates, respectively, totalling €15,500.
There was no objection to bail being granted to Moriarty, who was represented by Frank Buttimer, solicitor, and he was remanded on bail until today for preparation and service of a book of evidence.
Sergeant Gearóid Davis confirmed that a book of evidence had been served on Moriarty.
On the sergeant’s application, Judge Olann Kelleher, sent the case forward from Cork District Court to the next sessions of Cork Circuit Criminal Court commencing on April 20.