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Court appearance re Drug seizure - €100,000 Cannabis - Ballymote, Sligo 16 January 2020

A man in his 30s is due to appear before a sitting of Sligo District Court tomorrow morning at 10am, on 18 January 2020.

He is charged following the seizure of Cannabis (pending analysis) with an estimated value of €100,000 during a Garda Operation in Sligo 16 January 2020.
Previously issued press release below:

As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Sligo area, Gardaí attached to Ballymote District and Sligo Divisional Drugs unit carried out a search of a property in Castle Burn, Ballymote, Co. Sligo yesterday, Thursday 16th January 2020.  

During the search Gardaí seized Cannabis (pending analysis) with an estimated value of €100,000 along with a sum of cash.  

A male in his 30s was arrested and was taken to Ballymote Garda station, where he is currently detained under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.  

He remains in custody and investigations are ongoing.