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Tuesday 20 February 2018

Gardai arrest 23-year-old man following €120,000 drug haul

Aishling Phelan

A man has been arrested after cannabis with a street value of €120,000 was found in a house.

The 23-year-old man was arrested this morning after the search of a house in Legan in Co.Longford, where Gardai found 6k of cannabis herb.

In a joint operation involving Gardaí and officers from Revenue's Customs Service, they entered the house shortly before 11am.

He was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Longford Garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He can be held for a period of seven days.

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