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Three people arrested after cocaine and cannabis worth €320,000 seized in Limerick

A man (18) and a woman (47) were earlier arrested in connection with the investigation.

Image: Niall Carson

Updated Mar 2nd 2019, 2:56 PM

A THIRD PERSON has been arrested after €320,000 worth of drugs were seized in Limerick yesterday. 

Earlier, gardaí said they had arrested two people in connection with the seizure. 

Gardaí from the Limerick Divisional Drug Unit, Mayorstone Crime Unit and the Garda Armed Support Unit carried out searches at locations in the Moyross, Coonagh Lower and Castletroy areas of Limerick yesterday. 

During the searches, cannabis herb and cocaine were seized with an estimated street value of €320,000.

A man (18) and a woman (47) were arrested in connection with the investigation yesterday. A third man aged in his 30s was arrested this morning. 

The 18-year-old has been released from custody and is expected to be charged in Limerick District Court later this month. 

The two others are still being detained at Henry Street Garda Station, Limerick under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.   

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