Issue Date: 5 May 2022
As part of an ongoing investigation targeting persons suspected of involvement with an organised crime group operating in the Roscommon and Longford area, a search operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), the Roscommon/Longford Divisional Drugs Unit and Revenue Customs Service.
The operation was carried out in the Dromod area of Co.Leitrim earlier today, Thursday, 5th May 2022. Over 1 kilograms of cannabis herb and 50 grams of ephedrine was seized. The combined valued of the drugs seized is estimated to be worth €21,750.
Gardaí arrested a man aged in his 30s at the scene. He is currently being detained at Castlerea Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.