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Huge haul Gardai seize €113,200 worth of suspected drugs and arrest man in Co Westmeath

During the course of the search €79,240 worth of heroin, €25,000 of cannabis, €6,700 of diazepam tablets and €2,310 of cocaine were discovered

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Part of the seizure in Athlone last night

Part of the seizure in Athlone last night

Part of the seizure in Athlone last night

A young man is being quizzed at Athlone Garda station after gardai seized €113,200 worth of suspected drugs in Co Westmeath yesterday.

Gardaí conducted a search of a house in Athlone at approximately 8.15pm last night.

During the course of the search €79,240 worth of heroin, €25,000 of cannabis, €6,700 of diazepam tablets and €2,310 of cocaine were discovered.

Gardai said all drugs will now be sent for further analysis.

“A male youth was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice act 1984 at Athlone Garda station,” gardai said.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

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