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Drug seizures and arrests in Longford

Conor Trindle
24 Nov 2020, 01:44 GMT+10

CO LONGFORD, Ireland - Gardai in Longford have seized cannabis plants and cocaine in two separate drug searches over the weekend.

On Sunday night shortly before 7:00pm the Roscommon Longford Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of a house in Granard.

During the course of the search, Garda located a cannabis grow house in the attic of this property. A large quantity of cannabis plants were seized.

A woman in her early 30s was arrested at the scene and detained at Granard Garda Station.

She has since been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

In a separate detection, at 7.30:pm on Saturday night, the Roscommon Longford Divisional Drugs unit carried out a search of a van observed in the Connaught Road area of Longford and discovered a package of cocaine.

A man in his early 20s was arrested and brought to Longford Garda Station. He has since been released without charge but a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

An Garda Siochana are reminding the public that if they notice anything unusual or suspect drug activity is taking place in their locality that they can contact their local Garda Station or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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