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Man arrested in suspected heroin probe

The suspected heroin was found after gardai searched a car in Loughrea.

Gardai found about 140,000 euro worth of suspected heroin (Gardai/PA)
Gardai found about 140,000 euro worth of suspected heroin (Gardai/PA)

By Cate McCurry, PA

A man has been arrested after gardai found about 140,000 euro worth of suspected heroin.

Gardai from the Galway Divisional Drug Unit searched a car in Loughrea in Co Galway at about 11.25pm on Friday when they made the discovery.

The 41-year-old man was arrested at the scene and detained at Galway garda station under the Drug Trafficking Act.

He has since been released without charge while a file will be prepared for the director of public prosecutions.

Gardai investigations are continuing.

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