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Man Arrested and €21,750 Drugs Seized DOCB and Revenue Joint Operation, Co.Leitrim 5th May 2022

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.