07/11/2019

£85k Drugs Removed From Streets Of Limerick

Gardaí in Limerick city removed over €85,000 worth of drugs from the streets in two separate incidents on Wednesday 06 November.

The first incident in Careys Road Park saw around €38,500 worth of suspected heroin discovered during a search of a public area. Gardaí from the Roxboro Road District carried out the search shortly before 11am.

Separately, at around 10pm, the Henry Street District searched a public area on St Senan Street following reports of suspicious activity. Some €33,000 worth of suspected heroin and €14,000 of suspected crack cocaine were seized and will now be sent for analysis.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Speaking at Roxboro Road Garda Station, Superintendent Dermot O Connor said: "Over €85,000 worth of suspected heroin and crack cocaine was taken off the streets yesterday in the Henry Street and Roxboro Road Districts. I would like to thank the community who continue to work with us and urge more people to report anything they feel is out of the ordinary, not just for drug use or drug dealing."



(JG/CM)

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