Gardai seize €112,500 worth of cannabis in space of 24 hours in Roscommon and Louth
GARDAI have seized €112,500 over the course of 24 hours in Roscommon and Louth.
The two seizures were made separately and do not appear to be connected.
In Co Roscommon, €100,000 worth of suspected cannabis was found and investigations were ongoing on Friday.
A garda spokesperson said: “As part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of drugs in the Roscommon area, Gardaí seized €100,000 of suspected cannabis (pending analysis) on Friday, 29th November 2019.
“No arrests have been made. Investigations are ongoing.”
Meanwhile in Co Louth, a 21-year-old man was arrested after Gardai discovered what is believed to be cannabis and cocaine in a house on Thursday.
The seizure was made in the Termon Abbey area of Drogheda.
The suspected cocaine found is believed to be worth €4,500 while the suspected cannabis that was discovered is believed to be worth €12,500.
A spokesperson said: “On Thursday 28th November 2019, Gardaí from Drogheda conducted a search operation at a residence in the Termon Abbey area of Drogheda, County Louth.
“During the course of that search, suspected cocaine with a value of approximately €4,500 (pending analysis) and suspected herbal cannabis with a value of approximately €12,500 (pending analysis) were discovered and seized by Gardaí.
“A 21 year old man was arrested at the scene. ”
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