Gardaí from the Limerick Divisional Drug Unit, Mayorstone Crime Unit and the Garda Armed Support Unit have seized drugs with an estimated street value of €320,000
On Friday 1st March 2019, searches were carried out at locations in the Moyross, Coonagh Lower and Castletroy areas of Limerick. During the course of these searches Cannabis Herb and Cocaine (subject to analysis) was seized with an estimated street value of €320,000.
A male (18yrs) and a female (47yrs) were arrested in connection with this investigation and were detained at Henry Street Garda Station, Limerick under the provisions of Section 2 –Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
An 18-year-old man arrested as part of this investigation has been released from Garda custody and is expected to appear before a sitting of Limerick District Court later this month charged in connection with the case.
Gardaí have arrested a third person in relation to this investigation. The 30 year old man was arrested this morning, March 2, 2019, in the Limerick area. He is detained at Henry St Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2- (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Investigating Gardaí are continuing to detain a man (30) and woman (47) at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.