Man charged in connection with drone and drugs discovery near Castlerea prison

A man in his 40s has been charged in connection with the discovery of a drone and drugs in a car next to Castlerea prison in Co. Roscommon yesterday morning.

Garda found two mobiles, a smart watch, around 440 tablets and cannabis herb along with a drone which was in the process of being set up, when they stopped and search a car yesterday morning.

A man and a woman were arrested, the woman in her 40s has since been released without charge while the man is due to appear before Castlerea District Court on April 26th.