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Significant seizure Man due in court over €123K cannabis herb and cocaine haul in Roscommon town

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4.5kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000 was found along with a further 470g of cocaine with an approximate street value of €33,000

4.5kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000 was found along with a further 470g of cocaine with an approximate street value of €33,000

4.5kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000 was found along with a further 470g of cocaine with an approximate street value of €33,000

A man in his 20s was due before court tonight charged in relation to  a garda operation that netted €123,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon.

The man had been quizzed by gardai after a search operation carried out under Operation Tara.

A total of 4.5 kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000 and 470 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of €33,000 were discovered by gardai at Lanesboro Road.

Officers carrying out the search under warrant at approximately 10pm on Friday night arrested the man at the scene.

The man was charged and due to appear before a special sitting of Castlereagh District Court at 9pm tonight.

Operation Tara was launched last April and made the reduction of drug deaths a national priority.

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