Man and woman arrested after €205,000 of drugs seized

Gardaí discover cocaine and cannabis at house search after stopping car in Limerick

Gardaí said all of the suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

Gardaí said all of the suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

 

A man and a woman have been arrested after €205,000 of suspected drugs were seized in Co Limerick on Tuesday.

A car was stopped in the Kilteely area just before 10pm by gardaí from the divisional drugs unit who were assisting in Covid-19 patrols.

Gardaí searched the car and subsequently discovered €70,000 of suspected cocaine. The occupant of the car, a man in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda station where he is detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

A search warrant was later executed at a premises in Knockainey and gardaí seized a further €100,000 of suspected cannabis herb and €35,000 of suspected cocaine. A woman in her 20s was arrested and taken to Henry Street Garda station. She is also being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) Act, 1996.

Gardaí said all of the suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.