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Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

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TWO PEOPLE HAVE been arrested after gardaí seized cannabis, cocaine and cash during separate searches in Co Mayo.

Around €16,000 of suspected cannabis herb and €89,000 worth of cocaine was seized after a search in the Cross area shortly before 5pm yesterday.

A follow-up search in the Kilmaine area led to the discovery of cocaine valued at €25,000, along with €17,600 in cash. A number of mobile phones and other drug paraphernalia were also seized.

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, were arrested on suspicion of selling and supplying illegal drugs.

They were both taken to Castlebar garda station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A garda spokesperson said investigations are ongoing.

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