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Man due in court following seizure of €115,900 worth of suspected cannabis

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
Aug 7th 2020, 1:22 PM 19,452 0

GARDAÍ HAVE CHARGED a man and seized €115,900 worth of suspected cannabis in Co Limerick.

As part of a joint Garda and Customs operation, gardaí from the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit and officers from Revenue’s Custom Service carried out a search at a house in Castleconnell, Co Limerick on Wednesday.

During the course of the search gardaí seized €22,000 worth of cannabis herb.

As part of the operation gardaí searched a car that was parked in the locality which resulted in the seizure of €93,900 worth of cannabis products.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene and detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) 1996.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Loughrea District Court this afternoon at 2.30pm.

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All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

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