Gardai uncover drugs and cash in weekend searches
Gardai have made a number of drug seizures over the weekend.
Cocaine and Cannabis worth approximately €3000 were discovered along with a quantity of cash folowing searches in Ballaghaderreen and Ballinlough.
Gardai from Castlerea and Ballaghaderreen along with the Divisional Drugs Unit and the Garda Dog Unit carried out the searches.
One man was arrested.
Meanwhile, Gardaí investigating the sale and supply of drugs in the Sligo area carried out a search of waste ground in Cranmore, Sligo, assisted by the Garda Dog Unit, on Saturday.
Cocaine with a value of €177,800, Cannabis worth €13,240 and Ecstasy with a value of €5,070 were discovered and seized along with a quantity of ammunition. All seized items are subject to analysis.
A man, aged in his late teens, was arrested in relation to this investigation and detained at Sligo Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
He has since been charged and is due to appear before Sligo District Court this morning, Monday, 23rd November 2020.