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Man arrested following drugs seizure in Longford town

Jan 11, 2022 19:01 By Shannonside News
Man arrested following drugs seizure in Longford town Man arrested following drugs seizure in Longford town
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The man was arrested and charged this afternoon and will appear at Longford District Court on the 1st of next month

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized drugs with a value of €12,500 in County Longford.

At approximately 11:45am this morning, Gardaí stopped and conducted a search of a car in Longford Town.

During the search, cocaine with a value of €9,000 was discovered in the vehicle.

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A follow up search was conducted at property on Richmond Street, Longford, which resulted in the seizure of a further €3,500 worth of cocaine.

All of the drugs seized will now be sent for analysis.

A man in his 20s was arrested in relation to this and was taken to Longford Garda station, where he was detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

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He has since been charged and is due to appear before Con 1st February 2022.

Investigations are ongoing.

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