Man arrested after Limerick City drugs raid

A MAN was arrested following the seizure of more than €100,000 worth of drugs during a search operation in Limerick City today.

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of a residence in the St Mary’s Park area this (Monday) afternoon.

In the course of the search, quantities of cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of €100,000 were seized and have been sent for analysis to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI).

A man in his 50’s was arrested and is currently detained at a Garda Station in County Limerick under the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 which allows him to be held for up to seven days.

According to a Garda spokesman, the investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.

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