This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 20 °C Thursday 28 May, 2020

Two arrested after €80k worth of cannabis herb seized

The drugs were discovered during a garda search of a car in Sligo.

Image: Cathal McNaughton/PA.

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been arrested after cannabis herb was found during a garda search of  a car.

The man and woman were arrested and a quantity of cannabis herb was seized following a stop-and-search of a vehicle in Ballymote yesterday evening.

Gardaí stopped a car on the N4, Castlebaldwin, Ballymote, Co Sligo.

When they searched the car, they recovered 4kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €80,000, subject to analysis.

The two occupants of the car were a man in his mid 30s and a woman in her mid 20s. They were arrested at the scene.

The duo are currently detained at Ballymote Garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 and can be detained for up to seven days.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next: