Saturday 23 February 2019

Man arrested as gardaí seize €200k worth of cannabis in intelligence led operation

Cannabis discovered during a search of the vehicle
Cannabis discovered during a search of the vehicle
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €200,000 worth of cannabis following an intelligence led operation in Co Longford.

The man arrested - who is in his 50s - is currently detained at Granard garda station.

Yesterday, gardai stopped a vehicle in Edgeworthstown and during a search, discovered the large quantity of cannabis.

The investigation was carried out as part of an intelligence led operation targeting a west Dublin crime gange.

Investigations are ongoing.

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