Man arrested after cannabis herb seized in Co Clare

A car was stopped at Latoon South in Ennis

Man arrested after cannabis herb seized in Co Clare

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Gardaí have seized cannabis herb and arrested a man in Co Clare.

It is part of an on going intelligence led operation into drug trafficking.

A car was stopped on Friday at Latoon South in Ennis.

During the course of the search, gardaí discovered a quantity of cannabis herb.

The driver, a man aged in his 40s, was arrested and taken to Ennis garda station, where he is being detained unde Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act .

A follow up search of a house at Ballyclough Avenue in Ballinacurra Weston, Co Limerick uncovered a large quantity of cannabis herb.

The approximate street value of the total amount of cannabis discovered was €250,000.

Gardaí say investigations are on-going.