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20/09/2021

Gardaí seize €21,000 of suspected cocaine Lifford

More found in follow up search in Manorcunningham

Gardaí seize €21,000 of suspected cocaine Lifford

The drugs seized in Lifford yesterday (Tuesday)


Gardaí have seized approximately €21,000 worth of suspected cocaine following the search of a car in Lifford, yesterday, Tuesday .
 
The seizure was made shortly after 5.30pm when gardaí attached to the Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit stopped a car travelling in the town.
 
A search was conducted and during the course of this, a quantity of cocaine (pending analysis) valued at €20,000 was detected and seized.
 
A follow up search of a house in Mannorcunningham was conducted and a further quantity of suspected cocaine was seized.
 
One man in his mid-30s was arrested in connection with this seizure. He was detained at Letterkenny Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
 
He has since been charged in connection with this matter and will appear before a sitting of Letterkenny District Court this morning.

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