€123,000 drugs seized and man arrested in Co Roscommon

Saturday, February 27


Gardaí in Roscommon have seized an estimated €123,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb and arrested a man following a search operation carried out under Operation Tara in Roscommon.

At approximately 10p.m. last night, Gardaí carried out a search of a property at Lanesboro Road.

A total of 4.5 kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000 and 470 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of €33,000 were seized.  

A man 20 years of age was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Castlerea Garda station.