Man arrested after €150,000 of drugs seized in Limerick

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Man arrested following drugs seizure in Limerick

Drugs worth €150,000 have been seized by gardaí in Limerick Picture: Garda Press Office

A MAN has been arrested by gardaí following the seizure of drugs worth €150,000 at a house in Limerick. 

The Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by the Garda Armed Support Unit, made the seizure following a search of a house at Colbert Park, Janesboro on Sunday. 

During the search, approximately 5kg of cannabis herb, with an estimated street value of €100,000, and 12oz of heroin, with an estimated street value of €50,000, were recovered.

A 56 year-old man was arrested at the scene. 

He is currently being detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.