Pair Arrested After Drugs & Drone Seized In Roscommon

Gardaí have arrested two people after disrupting a potential attempt to get drugs into a prison in Castlerea, County Roscommon.

Officers stopped and searched a vehicle at Harristown, which is adjacent to the prison, at around 11am on Thursday morning, 11 April.

This search uncovered a significant haul of items, including two mobile phones, a smartwatch, around 440 tablets, an undisclosed amount of cannabis and a drone, which was in the process of being set up.

A 46-year-old man and 45-year-old woman were arrested at the scene.


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