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20/10/2021

Grass, coke, heroin, benzos part of big drugs haul in the Midlands

Gardai seize variety of drugs in major haul in the Midlands

Gardai seize variety of drugs in major haul in the Midlands

Gardai have seized a variety of drugs in a major haul in the Midlands.

Gardaí have seized €113,200 worth of suspected drugs following a search in Co. Westmeath yesterday, Tuesday, September 28.

At approximately 8:15pm last night, Gardaí conducted a search of a residential property in Athlone. During the course of the search €79,240 worth of heroin, €25,000 of cannabis, €6,700 of diazepam tablets and €2,310 of cocaine.

All drugs will now be sent for further analysis.

A male youth was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice act 1984 at Athlone Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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