Major drugs seizure in Roscommon

Gardaí in Roscommon have seized an estimated €123,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb and arrested a man following a search operation carried out under Operation Tara in Roscommon.


At approximately 10p.m. last night, Gardaí carried out a search under warrant at a property on the Lanesboro Road in Roscommon Town.


During the course of the search a total of 4.5 kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €90,000 and 470 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of €33,000 were seized.


All drugs with be sent for analysis.


A 20 year old man was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Castlerea Garda station.