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.
Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 7 December, 2019

Car stopped in Clare leads to €250k cannabis seizure

A “large quantity” of the drug was found after a follow up search in Limerick.

Cannabis herb Source: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ FROM THE Clare divisional drug unit stopped a car yesterday which led to the seizure of around €250,000 worth of cannabis.

The car was stopped at Latoon South outside Ennis yesterday evening, and a quantity of cannabis herb was found inside.

The driver – a man in his 40s – was arrested and taken to Ennis Garda Station, and is being detained under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

During a follow-up search of a house at Ballyclough Avenue in Ballincurra, Weston in Limerick, gardaí said that a “large quantity” of cannabis herb was discovered.

Gardaí said that investigations remain ongoing at this time.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Sean Murray

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel