Man arrested after drugs seizure in the Midlands

Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter


Drugs Seizure

The drugs seized by Gardai in the Midlands yesterday

As part of an intelligence led operation targeting a west Dublin organised crime gang, Gardaí from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and the Garda Special Crime Task Force stopped a vehicle in the Midlands yesterday.

During the course of a search of the vehicle which was stopped in Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, Cannabis Herb (subject to analysis) was seized with an estimated street value of €200,000.

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Granard Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 – Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Gardai say investigations are continuing.