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Man arrested after €4,300 cannabis seizure in Roscommon

Jan 8, 2021 12:01 By Shannonside News
Man arrested after €4,300 cannabis seizure in Roscommon Man arrested after €4,300 cannabis seizure in Roscommon
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Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €4,300 worth of suspected cannabis herb in Roscommon town. The detection was made shortly before 7pm on

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €4,300 worth of suspected cannabis herb in Roscommon town.

The detection was made shortly before 7pm on Thursday January 7, 2021, when Gardaí attached to the Roscommon/Longford Divisional Drugs Unit stopped a car at The Walk Roscommon.

Gardaí carried out a search of the car under Section 23 Misuse of Drugs Act and during the course of this search of the man and the car they recovered suspected drugs concealed on the man's person.

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The man, who is in his early 30s, was arrested and brought to Castlerea Garda station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He has since been released without charge and a file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.

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