Man questioned after €25,000 drug find in Sligo

A man was arrested and questioned after drugs were seized near Collooney, Sligo in the early hours of Thursday, January 17, 2019, following a Garda Operation.

Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit observed a vehicle being driven in suspicious manner yesterday morning. When Gardaí went to make enquiries the driver failed to stop. He was apprehended a short time later.

The accused man had a quantity of illegal drugs, which is subject to analysis, is believed to have a street value of €25,000.

The Driver was also found to be a disqualified at the time. He was arrested for Sale and Supply of Illegal Drugs and detained at Ballymote Garda Station for questioning. He has since been released, and a File is being prepared for the DPP.

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