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28/09/2021

Man arrested in connection with the seizure of €225,000 cannabis in Louth last month

The man is the third person to be arrested in connection with the cannabis seizure in early June

Gardaí arrest third man in connection with €225,000 cannabis seizure

Gardaí arrest third man in connection with €225,000 cannabis seizure

A man has been arrested as part of an investigation into the seizure of €225,000 worth of cannabis in Louth last month.

The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested by the Drogheda Divisional Drugs Unit and is currently being detained at Drogheda Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He is the third person to be arrested in connection with the case, with two men who were arrested last month currently being before the courts.

The man can be held by Gardaí for up to seven days.

The drugs were discovered based on multiple searches in houses in Bryanstown Court and the Riverbank areas.

€180,000 worth of cannabis herb, €45,000 worth of cannabis plant and €7,000 in cash were seized in early June.

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