€50,000 of ectasy seized between Castlebaldwin and Collooney

Members of the Sligo Drugs Unit, assisted by Task Force and Detective Units have seized ectasy tablets with a street value of approximately €50,000 in an operation on Monday afternoon.

Members of the Sligo Drugs Unit, assisted by Task Force and Detective Units have seized ectasy tablets with a street value of approximately €50,000 in an operation on Monday afternoon.

The seizures was made after a car was stopped at Drumfin Cross on the N4 between Castlebaldwin and Collooney Sligo.

During the course of the search of the car the Gardai discovered ectasy tablets with an approximate street value of €50,000.

Two males in their early 20s were arrested and, at the time of going to press were being detained at Sligo Garda station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.