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Saturday, November 22, 2008

€140,000 worth of drugs seized in searches

Gardai seized more than €140,000 worth of cannabis resin and heroin in searches carried out around the city yesterday, the organization confirmed tonight.

Three people were arrested in the operation which included searches of a number of houses and a car yesterday afternoon and late evening.

A man in his 30’s and a man in his 20’s were detained under the Drug Trafficking Act while another man was detained under the Criminal Justice Act.

All three were released this morning while a file is bring prepared for the Director of public prosecutions.

The drugs were found in a car in the city center, Careys Road and a house in Ballynanty.

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