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Drugs Seizure and Arrests Clare and Limerick 19/12/2018

Gardaí seize €97k of Cocaine & Cannabis during operations in Clare & Limerick

A joint operation took place on Wednesday evening (19th Dec) involving Garda Units based in the Clare and Limerick Divisions resulting in the arrest of two individuals and the seizure of cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of €97,000 (analysis pending).

A car was stopped at on the M18 at Junction 11 (Dromoland) shortly after 7pm and a subsequent search resulted in the seizure of cocaine with a value of €56,000 (subject to analysis). A forty-one-year old man was arrested and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ennis Garda Station.

During a follow up operation a house in Castleconnell, Co. Limerick was searched resulting in the discovery of cocaine  with an estimated value of €17,500 along with 4 kg of cannabis resin (value €24,000). A thirty-six-year old man was arrested during the search and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Henry Street Garda Station.

The investigation is ongoing.