Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Gardaí in Mayo have seized approximately €6,000 worth of drugs and arrested two people following a search operation in Castlebar, Co. Mayo yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 20th September 2022.

Shortly before 4pm yesterday, Gardaí conducted a search of a residence in Castlebar. During the course of the search, ketamine valued at €5,260, amphetamine tablets valued at €700 and a small quantity of cannabis and Xanax tablets were seized. The drugs will now be sent for analysis.

Drug paraphernalia, mobile phones an £780 Sterling was also seized during the course of the operation.

Two people, a male (30s) and a female (20s), were arrested at the scene and taken to Castlebar Garda Station where they were detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Both the man and woman have since been charged and are due to appear before Castlebar District Court this morning, Wednesday 21st September 2022 at 10.30am.

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