Updated story: One arrest made after €30,000 of drugs discovered in Leitrim

News Reporter


News Reporter

One arrest made after large quantity of drugs discovered

Gardaí in County Leitrim have arrested a 37 year old man in connection with a seizure of approximately €30,000 worth of cannabis herb (subject to analysis) in Carrick-on-Shannon today, Monday, January 27.

At approximately 6pm on Monday Gardaí at Carrick-on-Shannon responded to a call regarding a male acting suspiciously on the outskirts of the town.

Upon arrival, Gardaí observed a male in his 30s and following a search a large quantity of suspected cannabis herb and a quantity of cash was recovered.

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The 37 year old was arrested and is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Carrick on Shannon Garda Station.
Gardaí from Boyle County Roscommon are assisting Gardaí in Carrick on Shannon with their enquiries in this matter. 

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