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Man arrested after €17,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb seized in Co Cavan

Jan 21, 2022 10:01 By News Northern Sound
Man arrested after €17,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb seized in Co Cavan Man arrested after €17,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb seized in Co Cavan
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This seizure was made under Operation Tara.

A man in his mid-20s has been arrested following the seizure of €17,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb in County Cavan.

Shortly before 10am yesterday morning, members of the Cavan Monaghan Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of a house in the Ballinagh area.

The Search was carried out with the assistance of local gardaí and the Armed Support Unit.

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Suspected cannabis herb with an estimated worth of €17,000 was discovered and seized, along with a small quantity of cocaine.

The drugs seized are subject to analysis and a man in his mid-20s was arrested at the scene.

He was detained but has since been released without charge, and a file will now be prepared for the DPP.

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This seizure was made under Operation Tara, which aims to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks at all levels.

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