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Gardai seize large quantity of cannabis and cocaine from house

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Image of the drugs seized provided by An Garda Siochana
Image of the drugs seized provided by An Garda Siochana
Image of the drugs seized provided by An Garda Siochana
Image of the drugs seized provided by An Garda Siochana

Gardai from the the Special Crime Task Force & Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau have made a large seizure of cannabis and cocaine.

The officers searched a house at Gortumblo, Rochfortbridge in Westmeath yesterday evening and during the course of the search they discovered Cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €60,000 (subject to analysis) and Cocaine with an approximate street value of €70,000 (subject to analysis).

A 37-year-old man was arrested and is being detained at Mullingar Garda station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice(Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended.