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Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon

Gardaí seized an estimated €123,000 of cocaine and cannabis herb last night.

Image: An Garda Síochána

A MAN HAS been arrested following a garda search in Roscommon under Operation Tara. 

Roscommon gardaí seized an estimated €123,000 of cocaine and cannabis herb after searching a property on Lanesboro Road around 10pm last night.

The man, 20, was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Castlerea Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Gardaí seized 4.5 kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000, as well as 470 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of €33,000.

The drugs are being sent for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.

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