€140,000 of suspected heroin seized in Galway
The seizure took place on Friday.
Approximately €140,000 worth of suspected heroin has been seized in Galway.
On Friday 3 January at approximately 11.25pm, Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drug Unit conducted a search of a car in Loughrea which resulted in the seizure of suspected heroin (pending analysis) with an estimated value of approximately €140,000.
A 41-year-old male was arrested at the scene and was detained at Galway Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
He has since been released without charge, and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Investigations are ongoing.
An image of the suspected drugs seized can be seen here: