Drugs and cash seized during search of Limerick home

David Hurley


David Hurley



Drugs and cash seized during search of Limerick home

The suspect was detained and questioned at Henry Street garda station

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized nearly €5,000 of suspected drugs and cash in Limerick city.

Shortly before 8pm on Tuesday, gardaí from the divisional drugs unit, assisted by members of the Armed Support Unit, executed a search warrant at a house at Downey Street, Garryowen.

“During the search, gardaí seized €3,800 of suspected cocaine, a small amount of suspected cannabis herb and €930 in cash. Gardaí also seized a weighing scales, three mobile phones and plastic wrapping,” said a garda spokesperson.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street garda station where he was detained and questioned under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He has since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

 The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.