Two men, 30s, arrested as €71k of drugs seized in Limerick raids

Both men are currently detained in Henry Street Garda station.
Two men, 30s, arrested as €71k of drugs seized in Limerick raids

Investigations are ongoing into the seizures.

Two men have been arrested in Limerick today after drugs with a combined value of €71,000 were seized in two separate search operations.

This morning, Gardaí attached to Henry Street conducted a search operation at a number of residences in Limerick, assisted by the Regional Armed Support Unit the Divisional Drugs Unit and the Community Engagement Unit.

"During the search of one such residence, cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €30,000 was seized as well as €1,250 in cash," said a garda spokesperson.

A man in his 30s was arrested and taken to Henry Street Garda Station where he iwas currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He was later charged and is due to appear before Limerick District Court on Monday, October 24 2022 at 10.30am.

Gardaí also seized cannabis herb valued at approximately €40,000 and cocaine valued at approximately €1,000 during the search of a separate residence.

Another man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and taken to Henry Street Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He has since been charged and will appear before a special sitting of Limerick District Court on Sunday.

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