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26/10/2021

Breaking News ; €50,000 Cannabis Herb and €5,000 Cocaine seized in Co Leitrim

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Cocaine and cannabis herb were seized

Gardaí in Leitrim have seized drugs with a combined value of €55,000 and arrested two men following a search this morning, Saturday 9th October 2021.
 
At approximately 9am, Gardaí attached to Ballinamore Garda Station, with assistance from the Armed Support Unit executed a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 at a residence in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.

During the course of the search, cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €50,000 and cocaine believed to be worth €5000 (subject to analysis) was seized by Gardaí.

Two males, both aged in their 20s, were arrested in connection with the seizure and were taken to Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station where they are currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
 
The drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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