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garda operation Man arrested in Ballinasloe as €90,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis discovered


​A male in his 20s is due before the courts next week after he was arrested at the scene of a major drugs bust in Co Galway yesterday afternoon. 

He was taken to Ballinasloe Garda station after gardaí seized €90,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb following an operation in Poolboy Bog.

Gardai found the drugs along with other drug paraphernalia during the course of the search, which will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

The man who was arrested was detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Ballinasloe District Court on April 22.

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