Woman Charged Over €75k Cannabis Seizure

A 34 year-old woman is due in court following the discovery of cannabis worth €75,000 in Athlone.

The suspect is detained at Athlone Garda Station.

She will appear before Athlone District Court today, Monday 20 January.


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