Monday 17 June 2019

Three men detained after cocaine worth €300,000 seized

Gardai found cocaine plants at varying stages of growth during a search of two houses in Co Mayo

(Niall Carson/PA)
(Niall Carson/PA)

By Michelle Devane, Press Association  

Three men have been arrested following the seizure of €300,000 worth of cocaine.

Gardai searched two houses in the townland of Killasser, near Swinford, Co Mayo on Saturday evening as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Mayo.

Cocaine plants at varying stages of growth were found.

The men, aged 44, 27 and 27, were taken into custody at the scene.

They are currently being detained at Ballina garda station.

Press Association

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