Two arrested following drug seizure in Newcastle West

Two arrested following drug seizure in Newcastle West

TWO men have been arrested by gardai in Limerick following a seizure of cannabis herb.

Revenue officers seized 1.6 kgs of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of approximately €32,000 following an intelligence led operation with gardai.

The men, aged 32 and 46 years of age, are currently being detained at Henry Street garda station in the city under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 following the seizure, which took place in Newcastle West this Monday.

The drugs had been sent in freight from the Netherlands.