Man arrested following €50,000 cannabis bust in Edgeworthstown

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Man arrested following €50,000 cannabis bust in Edgeworthstown

File Photo: Gardaí seized €50,000 worth of cannabis (pending analysis) and a number of cannabis plants (Pending analysis) in Edgeworthstown

€50,000 worth of cannabis (pending analysis) and a number of cannabis plants (pending analysis) were seized following a search conducted by Longford Gardaí earlier today, Thursday, August 29.

In what has been described as 'an intelligence led operation', Gardaí swooped on a property in Edgeworthstown and they made the significant find. 

A 45 year old male has been arrested in connection with the seizure and he is currently being detained at Granard Garda station. 

Gardaí say that investigations are ongoing.

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