Man and woman arrested after €80,000 drugs seized in Ballina, Co. Mayo

Saturday, February 20
Ben Doyle

Gardaí have seized an estimated €80,000 worth of cannabis and arrested two people following a search of a property in Co. Mayo.

Shortly after 8:15pm yesterday evening, Gardaí carried out a search of a house in Ballina, Co. Mayo where the drugs was seized along with €3,500 in cash.

A man in his 50s and woman in her 20s were arrested at the scene and are currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ballina Garda station. They can be held for up to 7 days.

Gardaí said that investigations are ongoing.