Man arrested after drugs seizure in the Midlands

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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.