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Man (30s) charged after gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Sligo

The man is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

The seized cannabis.
The seized cannabis.
Image: Garda Press Office

Updated Jan 17th 2020, 9:24 PM

A MAN IN his 30s has been charged in connection with a cannabis seizure in Sligo.

He is due to appear before a sitting of Sligo District Court at 10am tomorrow.

Gardaí attached to Ballymote District and Sligo Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of property in Castle Burn, Ballymote, yesterday.

During the search, gardaí seized a sum of cash and cannabis with an estimated street value of €100,000, pending further analysis.

The man was arrested and taken to Ballymote Garda Station where he is currently being detained under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

With reporting by Órla Ryan

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