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Sunday 21 September 2014

Two men arrested in connection with €100k drug seizure

Published 02/08/2014 | 21:44

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Two men, aged in their 30s, were arrested
Two men, aged in their 30s, were arrested

Gardaí arrested two men and seized a quantity of drugs in an operation in Ballinsloe, Co Galway this morning.

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As part of a planned operation, gardaí searched a house at Kilgarve Court in Ballinsloe. 

During the course of this search ,they discovered 120 cannabis plants being cultivated as well as a quantity of harvested cannabis.

The drugs, subject to analysis, may have a street value of €100,000.

Two men in their 30s were arrested at the scene and are detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Ballinasloe and Loughrea Garda Stations.

They may be detained for up to seven days.

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