Collopy brothers to be charged
Two of Limerick most notorious criminal will be brought before the courts tonight to charged in connection with a major heroin seizure.
Brian and Kieran Collopy are expected to be charged under Section 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.
The pair were arrested by armed gardai who searched a home in Limerick city on Tuesday and recovered €50,000 worth of heroin.
It has been reported that the brothers were in the process of cutting up the drugs and dividing it into a number of packages.The search took place at a home in St Mary’s Park. The inner city estate, known locally as the Island Field, is the stronghold of the Collopy gang.