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special sitting Man due in court after seizure of suspected cannabis herb worth €230,000

During the course of the search gardai found €200,000 of suspected cannabis herb

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Ennis Court House

Ennis Court House

Ennis Court House

A man is due before a special sitting of Ennis District Court this evening following the seizure of €230,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Limerick city. 

The man had been arrested after gardaí from the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit stopped and searched a car in the Castletroy area of Limerick on Thursday.

During the course of the search gardai found €200,000 of suspected cannabis herb.

Gardaí carried out a number of follow-up searches in Limerick city including at one house on Hyde Road where a further €30,000 of suspected cannabis herb was discovered.

The driver of the car that had been stopped, a man in his 60s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda Station.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before a special sitting of Ennis District Court this evening at 6pm.

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