Cocaine worth €35,000 seized in Co Roscommon

The drugs were discovered during a search in Ballaghaderreen

Cocaine worth €35,000 seized in Co Roscommon

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Drugs worth an estimated €35,000 have been seized in Co Roscommon.

Revenue and gardaí carried out a joint operation at a residential address in Ballaghaderreen earlier today.

They discovered a package containing around 500 grams of cocaine.

Revenue says the drugs originated in Chile.

A foreign national, aged in his 40s, has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

He is being held at Castlerea Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996