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Drug seizure at Loughrea, Galway on the 12/6/09

Seizure of controlled substance in Loughrea,Co.Galway estimated value €1.1million.


As a result of an ongoing operation in the Galway area, Gardaí and Customs today (Friday 12th June 2009) carried out a search of a house in Loughrea at approximately 2pm.

As a result of this search, an estimated €1.1million (subject to analysis) of controlled cannabis resin and herb was seized. Two males were arrested and are currently detained in Galway (Mill Street) Garda station under Section 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.


Garda Press Office, 17.15 hrs

June 12th, 2009