Man arrested in Limerick City drugs raid


GARDAÍ arrested a man after seizing drugs with an estimated street value of more than €50,000 during a search operation in Limerick City yesterday.

As part of ongoing investigations targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Limerick, Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drug Unit and members of the Armed Support Unit carried out a planned search of a residential property in the Kileely area of Limerick City.

During searches Gardaí seized quantities of cannabis, cocaine and cannabis resin worth in excess of €50,000, along with €3,300 in cash and drug preparation paraphernalia.

A man in his thirties was arrested at the scene and taken to Henry Street Garda Station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis and investigations are ongoing.

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