Wednesday 21 March 2018

Two arrested as €100,000 worth of drugs seized in garda operation

Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Two people have been arrested following the recovery of some €100,000 worth of drugs as part of a garda operation.

A 24-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were taken into custody following the controlled search of two houses in Athlone.

During the course of the searches in Goldsmith View, Athlone town, gardai recovered a quantity of what is believed to be cannabis herb and cannabis resin with a street value of up to €10,000 pending analysis.

Two firearms and additional drug paraphernalia were also recovered in this search.

The man was charged in connection with the incident and will appear before Mullingar Court at 1030am tomorrow morning.

The woman has been released without charge.

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