Man (23) for court over seizure of cannabis in Longford
Around 6kg of cannabis herb worth €120,000 discovered during house search
Gardai made the discovery during a search of a house in Edgeworthstown yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times
A 23-year-old man is expected in court this evening charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis herb worth an estimated €120,000 in Co Longford.
Around 6kg of the drug was discovered during a search at a house in Legan in Edgeworthstown yesterday.
The man was arrested at the scene and brought to Longford Garda station, where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
He will appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court this evening.