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€113,000 Drug Seizure - Athlone, Co. Westmeath - 28th September 2021

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.