Saturday 21 October 2017

Two held after €1.5m drugs haul in Limerick

Gardai in Limerick have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of one-and-a-half million euros
Gardai in Limerick have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of one-and-a-half million euros

Press Association

Gardai in Limerick have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.5m.

Detectives said the seizure came as part of a continuing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs.

Gardai said they stopped two vehicles and searched premises in the Limerick area on Friday night and uncovered the cannabis resin.

Two men said to be in their 30s and 40s were arrested.

They are being detained at Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda Stations under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Press Association

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