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Gardaí seize heroin and cannabis at Athlone house

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

Part of today's seizure
Part of today's seizure
Image: Garda Press Office

A 34-YEAR-OLD MAN is being detained after Gardaí seized heroin and cannabis during a search of a house in Athlone.

Gardaí searched the house at Cherryfield Avenue this morning as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of illegal drugs in the area.

There they found heroin worth an estimated €3,150, cannabis resin with an estimated street value of€1,500 and cannabis herb worth an estimated €640. A number of mobile phones, a weighing scales and some cash were also seized at the scene.

The man was arrested at the scene and is being held at Athlone Garda Station.



(Images via Garda Press Office)

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