Gardai

Third arrest in Louth in drug related intimidation investigation

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Third arrest in Louth in drug related intimidation investigation

Third arrest in Louth in drug related intimidation investigation

Gardaí have arrested a third man, sought in connection with an ongoing investigation by An Garda Síochána in the Louth Division in response to the issue of drug related intimidation behaviour in the Drogheda and Mid Louth areas.

The male in his 20s was arrested today, in Drogheda and is currently detained in Drogheda Garda station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

This arrest follows an extensive search and arrest operation which took place early on Wednesday morning in the Drogheda area.

A total of four residential properties were searched in that operation, and as a result:

• Two men, aged in their 20s, were arrested and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Drogheda and Dundalk Garda Stations
• One Vehicle has been seized for examination
• Recovery of a quantity of suspected cannabis and cocaine with an approximate value of €5000
• A quantity of mobile phones were also seized