Man arrested as drugs and cash seized during Limerick raid

Cash and drugs were seized during the intelligence led operation Picture: An Garda Síochána

Cash and drugs were seized during the intelligence led operation Picture: An Garda Síochána

A MAN has been arrested following a raid in Limerick in which drugs and cash were discovered.

As part of a joint intelligence-led operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Limerick city, gardai and Revenue seized controlled drugs and cash.

Gardai from the Limerick Divisional Drug Unit and Revenue conducted a planned search of a premises in the city on Monday afternoon and, during the course of the search, controlled Drugs including Alprazolam tablets and cannabis resin with an estimated street value of up to €55,000 – pending analysis – were seized along with €51,000 in cash.

A quantity of cigarettes and tobacco were also seized.

During the course of the search a male in his 50s was arrested and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Roxboro Road Garda Station.