Saturday, February 20, 2021

Gardai made a seizure of suspected cannabis resin with an estimated street value of over €80,000 in Ballina yesterday evening.

Gardaí have seized an estimated €80,000 worth of cannabis and arrested two people following a search of a property in Co Mayo.

Shortly after 8:15pm yesterday evening (Friday), Gardaí carried out a search of a residence in Ballina. Some €80,000 worth of cannabis was seized along with €3,500 in cash.

A male in his 50s and female in her 20s were arrested at the scene and are currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ballina Garda Station. They can be held for up to seven days.

Investigations ongoing. More to follow.

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