Sunday 25 June 2017

Man (40) arrested in connection with seizure of cannabis herb worth around €100,000

Stock photo: A garda dog unit van
Stock photo: A garda dog unit van

Geraldine Gittens

A 40 year-old man has been arrested in connection with a garda investigation into the seizure of cannabis herb worth around €100,000.

Gardai seized the drugs during a planned search of a premises in Carlow town yesterday, shortly after 2.30pm.

Gardai were assisted by members of the Garda Dog Unit from Cork.

The 40-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

He is currently detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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