Gardaí make €25,000 drugs seizure after stopping car in the Midlands

The haul follows similar seizures in Offaly and Laois

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Gardaí make €25,000 drugs seizure after stopping car in the Midlands

Gardaí make €25,000 drugs seizure after stopping car in the Midlands

As part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs, Gardai have seized cannabis herb and arrested a male in Westmeath.

At approximately 5.30pm on Thursday, June 7, Gardai attached to the Drugs Unit in Mullingar stopped a car at Grange Cresent, Mullingar.

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During the search cannabis herb with an estimated street value of up to €25,000 was seized.
 
The male driver in his 40s, the sole occupant of the car, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of The (Criminal Justice) Drug Trafficking Act 1996 at Mullingar Garda Station.

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