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UPDATE: One man charged over €55,000 drug seizure in Co Leitrim

Oct 10, 2021 07:10 By Shannonside News
UPDATE: One man charged over €55,000 drug seizure in Co Leitrim UPDATE: One man charged over €55,000 drug seizure in Co Leitrim
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A man has been charged in relation to a drugs seizure worth 55 thousand euro in County Leitrim.

Cannabis herb worth 50 thousand euro and 5 thousand euro worth of cocaine have been discovered in Ballinamore.

It's after a search was carried out on a home at around 9 o'clock yesterday morning.

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Local Gardai with assistance from the Armed Support Unit executed a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 at a residence in Ballinamore.

Two men were arrested yesterday and were held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

One man, aged in his twenties, was released without charge last night, and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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The second man, also aged in his twenties, has been charged in relation to the seizure and is due to appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on Tuesday.

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