Motorcyclist questioned following Limerick drugs seizure

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

A MAN is being questioned by gardai in connection with a drugs seizure on the north side of Limerick city last night.

A MAN is being questioned by gardai in connection with a drugs seizure on the north side of Limerick city last night.

A substantial amount of cannabis was seized in the Sheep Street area at around 10pm when gardai stopped a motorcyclist following a high-speed pursuit which began on M20 near Patrickswell.

It is understood the pursuit initially involved members of the traffic corps who were on duty in the Patrickswell area.

The cannabis seized is believed to be worth around €10,000.

A 26-year-old man who lives in Limerick city is being questioned about the seizure at Henry Street Garda Station under drug trafficking legislation.