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Man charged in connection with drugs seizure after gardai discover €70k worth of cocaine

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A man in his 30s has been charged in connection with a drugs seizure in Co Westmeath on Sunday.

Gardai have charged a 37-year-old man in connection with a drugs seizure. 

He is due to appear before Longford District Court this morning at 10.30am.

Cannabis resin with an estimated value of €60,000 and cocaine with an approximate value of €70,000, pending analysis, were seized by gardai following the planned search of a premises at Gortumblo, Rochfortbridge, Co Westmeath on Sunday.

The man was arrested and detained at Mullingar garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 as amended. He remains in garda custody.