Man arrested in Limerick City drugs raid

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A MAN was arrested after a drugs raid in Limerick City yesterday afternoon when cash and cocaine with an estimated street value of €210,000 was seized.

Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit at Henry Street Garda Station conducted a search under warrant at a house in St Mary’s Park, Limerick at around 2.30pm on Monday, November 21.

During the search, 3.1kg of suspected cocaine and what Gardaí described as “a large quantity of cash” was seized.

A man in his 50s 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 are being analysed by Forensic Science Ireland and a Garda spokesperson said that investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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