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A man is being quizzed by gardai at Henry street station.

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A man has been arrested after €41,000 worth of suspected drugs and cash were seized in Limerick city yesterday afternoon.

Gardai from Henry Street stopped a taxi on Lower Gerald Griffen Street shortly before 4pm.

They searched the passenger, a man in his late 20s, who was found to be in possession of €10,000 of suspected cannabis herb and approximately €10,000 in cash.

As part of the investigation a follow-up search was later carried out in the Annacotty area where Gardaí seized a further €1,000 of suspected cannabis herb and approximately €20,000 in cash.

The man was arrested and brought to Henry Street Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The suspected drugs will be sent to forensics for analysis.


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