Man arrested in connection with €50,000 drugs seizure in Longford this evening

Gardaí have seized around €50,000 worth of drugs and arrested a man during a search operation in Shroid, Co. Longford this evening.

A vehicle was stopped and searched by Gardaí attached to the Longford and Roscommon Divisional Drugs Unit at 8.30pm this evening.

Suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €20,000 and suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €30,000 were seized.

The drugs will now be sent for analysis.

The man, aged in his 60s, was arrested at the scene and taken to Longford Garda Station, where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice.

Investigations are ongoing.