Gardaí in Sligo have arrested a man in his early 50s following the seizure of approximately €60,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb in Sligo town earlier this week.
At 3.30pm on Tuesday, the divisional drugs unit assisted by uniformed members from Sligo Garda Station carried out a search of a house at Market Yard in Sligo town under warrant.
During the course of this search Gardaí seized a quantity of cannabis herb.
A man in his mid 50’s was arrested at the scene in connection with the seizure and was detained at Ballymote Garda Station.
He has been released from custody and a file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the matter.
Gardai have confirmed that Investigations are ongoing.