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Man arrested following €1 million Offaly drug seizure to appear in court this morning

The man was arrested on Wednesday.

The cocaine seized.
The cocaine seized.
Image: An Garda Síochána

A MAN ARRESTED in relation to the seizure of over €1 million of cocaine and cannabis in Offaly is to appear before the courts this morning.

The man, who is in his 30s, was arrested during a search operation at a location near Geashill, Offaly, on Wednesday.

Gardaí said the raid was carried out  as part of ongoing investigations into organised criminal activity in the midland

A shotgun and large numbers of cartridges and rounds of ammunition were also recovered.

A garda spokesman said: “A man in his 30s who was arrested during a search operation at a location near Geashill on Wednesday is scheduled to appear before the Criminal Court of Justice at 11am charged in connection with the incident.”

Comments are off as legal proceedings have started.

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