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€115,900 of Cannabis Seized in Co. Limerick on August 5, 2020 - Man Charged

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €115,900 of suspected cannabis in Co. Limerick on August 5, 2020.

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. During the course of the search Gardaí seized €22,000 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 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.

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