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Two men arrested over 140,000 euro drug seizure

The raid was part of ongoing operations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Castleconnell area.

Gardai are investigating (PA)
Gardai are investigating (PA)

By Cate McCurry, PA

Two men have been arrested after gardai seized shotgun cartridges and drugs worth 140,000 euro in Limerick.

It comes after a property was searched as part of ongoing operations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Castleconnell area of Limerick.

The operation on Sunday was led by the Divisional Drugs Unit in Castleconnell and assisted by other units from Henry Street and Roxboro Road garda stations.

During the searches gardai seized approximately 20,000 euro of cannabis herb – pending analysis – and approximately 120,000 euro of cocaine – pending analysis – along with a quantity of MDMA and a number of shotgun cartridges.

The two men who were arrested are aged in their 20s and 30s and have been detained at Henry Street and Roxboro Road garda station.

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