Issue Date: 29/09/2021
Gardaí have seized €113,200 worth of suspected drugs following a search in Co. Westmeath yesterday, Tuesday 28th September 2021.
At approximately 8:15pm last night, Gardaí conducted a search of a residential property in Athlone. During the course of the search €79,240 worth of heroin, €25,000 of cannabis, €6,700 of diazepam tablets and €2,310 of cocaine were found.
All drugs will now be sent for further analysis.
A male youth was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice act 1984 at Athlone Garda station.
Investigations are ongoing.