BREAKING: Man charged over significant drugs seizure in Limerick

BREAKING: Man charged over significant drugs seizure in Limerick

The suspect is due in court later this Saturday

A MAN who was arrested following a significant drugs seizure in Limerick earlier this week has been charged and will appear before a special court sitting this Saturday evening.

Shortly before 12.30am on Thursday, members of the divisional Drugs Unit stopped and searched a car in the Castletroy area of city during an intelligence-led operation.

An estimated €200,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb was seized from the vehicle and during the course of a follow-up search at a house at Hyde Road, Prospect gardaí seized a further €30,000 of suspected cannabis herb.

A man, aged in his 60s, who was arrested following the seizures was taken to Henry Street garda station has since been charged with drugs offences.

He is due before a special sitting of Ennis District Court later this Saturday,

The suspected cannabis has been sent for analysis at Forensic Science Ireland.

Investigations are ongoing a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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