A MAN has been arrested after gardai seized around €1,900 worth of suspected crack cocaine in Limerick city this week.
The garda drugs squad stopped a man on the Island Road before 11am on Tuesday, and was brought to Henry Street garda station for the purpose of a search.
A spokesperson said he was found to be in possession of €1,900 of suspected crack cocaine, a weighing scales and a roll of plastic bags. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.
The man was subsequently arrested and detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1996.
He has since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.